I have a server with 8 500GB hard drives in Raid 5. I have installed VMware ESXi but when I go to create a datastore it shows the space as being 3.2TB of space but only 1.18TB of free space. There is nothing else on these drives but a couple utility partitions. VMware shows the utility partitions and has them only taking up about 1GB of space but still only shows 1.18TB.
What could cause this or how do I resolve this?
Thank you for your assistance.