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Extend LUN size - not shown in vcenter

Posted on 2014-01-08
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Hi all,

I have a EMC storage center px12 of which I have increased the size of one of my LUNs from 1024 to 2048. When looking in Vcenter it still shows as 1024. I have tried refreshing and rescanning to no avail. Am I missing something (vcenter 5.1, VMFS3)
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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You need to increase the VMFS Partition! This does not happen on refresh or automatically. You've just increased the container, the partition still needs changing.

Right Click the Datastore > Properties > Increase. (then select the new free space on the existing LUN).
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So simple. What a fool i am.

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No problems!

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