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I want to install VDP on the LAB. I wonder how much disk space I need in order to get VDP installed.

Thank you
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Minimum 0f 500GB with the smallest VDP appliance
Appliance sizes are 2TB, 1TB and the smallest 0.5TB or 500GB.

So ensure you have that space as a datastore.

A minimum of 500GB, with the smallest VDP appliance.
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wow, I do not have that disk space on my MAC
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It's very unlikely you will be able to install, unless you change change the size.
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<<It's very unlikely you will be able to install, unless you change change the size. >>

How do you change the size?

do you mean change the size of the disk the VDP will be installed on...or there is a tweak to change it for instance from 0.5T to 5 GB ?
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You would have to, import into a system which has 500GB available, and then use VMware Converter, to copy and shrink the size.....(VMware do not support this!)
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I see.  ...Thank you
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