Inflate Thin Virtual Disks

If you created a virtual disk in the thin provision format, you can inflate it to its full size.This procedure converts a thin disk to a virtual disk in thick provision format.
1 Select the virtual machine in the inventory.
2 Click the Summary tab and, under Resources, double-click the datastore for the virtual machine to open the Datastore Browser dialog box.
3 Click the virtual machine folder to find the virtual disk file you want to convert. The file has the .vmdk extension.
4 Right-click the virtual disk file and select Inflate.
The inflated virtual disk occupies the entire datastore space originally provisioned to it.


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