troubleshooting Question

VMWare ESX copy file VMFS volumes

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We have an ESX 3.5 Server (Infrastructure) and want to copy some files (vm directories) from the local RAID5 disks to our iSCSI SAN storage.

VMWare has detected the storage fine, I am looking for the commands to copy.  Some of the files are quite large 130GB. I wasn't sure if there was a vmware method or if I need to use the unix cp command.

Source
/vmfs/volumes/RAID5-800GB
/vmfs/volumes/RAID5-800GB/VM1
/vmfs/volumes/RAID5-800GB/VM2
/vmfs/volumes/RAID5-800GB/VM3

Destination
/vmfs/volumes/VM-iSCSI/
/vmfs/volumes/VM-iSCSI/VM1
/vmfs/volumes/VM-iSCSI/VM2
/vmfs/volumes/VM-iSCSI/VM3

Thanks,
Mark

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