vmdk files in multiple storage

Posted on 2014-01-20
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Last Modified: 2014-01-21
experts out there,
I have a vm on ver 4.1 esx host. This vm has four vmdk files in multiple shared storage.
I know in esxi5.1 we can easyly go into the storage via ssh into the host then    vmfs/volumes/then storage name.
how do we identyfy the storage in esx4.1 via ssh into console.?
Question by:sara2000
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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Exactly the same

cd /vmfs/volumes/<datastore friendly name>

of, also check the location of the vritual disks, by inpsecting the Settings (Edit Setting) of the VM, and check the virtual disks added to the VM.

The summary for the VM, will always show the datastores that the VM is using for storage.

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