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how to add a datastore of 2TB

Posted on 2011-09-22
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hi
I installed this exsi 5.

at time of intall i told it to install on a  first hardrive.

so i can see it in datastore

but there is a 2TB hardrive in second partion,.
how will i add that 2TB hardrive in datastore ??

thanks
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Log into the host with the vSphere Client if not already, click on the COnfiguration tab -> Storage -> Add Storage link. Choose Disk/LUN, then you will (should) see your disk to add it as a datastore.

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Is this just a single 2TB disk?

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You may need to first instead go to "Storage Adapters" and do a rescan of your adapters, then go to Storage and add the storage.
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hi sorry for late reply.

please have a look at picture

its mounted, but how to add that in to datastore
hardrive.GIF
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ok done

from storage i can add that
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