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vmkfstools

vmkfstools is a powerful command-line tool that comes native to ESX Server. The tool can create and manipulate VMDK files, performing such tasks as importing and exporting disk files, growing and shrinking existing disk files, and committing REDO files. The tool can also create VMFS partitions and has a host of other capabilities. To see the full range and power of the vmkfstools command, from your service console type man vmkfstools.

We will next examine some common and very helpful ways to use vmkfstools and its associated arguments.


  

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