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VMWare vmdk Size vs Provisioned Size

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Hi!
I'm running out of space on my SAN and i notice that for many servers, I have a 2 .vmdk file for the same server.  1 with no provisioned size and the other one, 50gig of Provisionned size.  Can I delete the one with the provisionned size?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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check the VM Settings, Right Click VM, Edit Settings are two hard disks listed?

you have a snapshot....

check my EE Article to confirm

HOW TO: VMware Snapshots :- Be Patient
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