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How much free space needed on datastore?

Xeronimo asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27

How much free space is needed on the datastore in order for the VMs to run correctly!?

I've got an ESXi server with several VMs and their respective virtual hard disks. There's still 12 GB of free space left on the datastore. Everything worked fine for a couple of weeks. Yet suddenly some of them don't start anymore because there apparently not enough disk space anymore?

Can somebody please explain how this works to me ...

Thanks a lot,

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