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How to search SAN for missing VMware Machines?

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We lost power to our datacenter and when our ESX servers came up we were missing 2 servers.  All of our servers are stored on the SAN.  Is there a way that i can search our Dell Equalogic San for the servers.  
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Use the datastore browser in VI client to see if the files/folders are still there:
http://vmetc.com/2008/06/04/use-the-vi-client-datastore-browser-to-upload-files-to-esx-hosts/.   If the files and folders are missing and corrupted, then you will need to restore from your latest Equallogic snapshot or image backup.
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