SSD LUNs over 2 TB in VMware

Posted on 2014-08-08
Last Modified: 2014-08-30
I have an IBM VDI appliance with 18TB of disk.  I carved a 10TB LUN and present to ESXi 5.1.  When I attempt to add a datastore I get an error referring to SSD storage.  Not sure why I can't allocate a datastore?
Question by:Lou Pereira
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    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    An IBM VDI appliance with 18TB of disk ?

    What is the error message?

    Screenshot would be helpful for the experts.

    If you add a 2TB LUN, do you get an error ?
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    post the screen shot of the error...i'm interested in seeing it.

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    Thank you everyone for your comments.  Came to find that after speaking with VMware there was an issue with block size where VMware only supports 512KB.  Once this was done it worked.  Thank you again

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