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Datastore will not increase in vsphere client

I am trying to increase the datastore for our exchange server but it is not allowing me to do so.

I went into the Netapp OnCommand System Manager and increased the Volume size then the LUN size. When I go to Vsphere client the size increase shows up under devices  but when i go to actually increase the datastore by going to the host, clicking configuration, then storage, right clicking on the datastore and going to properties, then clicking increase. Nothing is showing up under the extent device. You can see it before you go to increase. (image attached)

Idk im lost

Josefah
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Josef Al-Chacar
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
When you click increase is there any LUN shown ?
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
Nothing is showing up. That's what's weird.

I attached a screenshot. I have rescanned all a few times and still nothing.

Thanks
Josefah
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
It seems like when i change a lun size it shows up under devices but datastores isn't updating properly.  I just changed another LUN from 6 to 5 tb. It says that i still have a 6 tb datastore but instead of only having 300 gb used it has 1.3 tb used. It's kind of strange
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gheistCommented:
You need to rescan storage in vsphere and then resize vmfs...
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
Will resizing the VMFS cause any issues?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
No, it's plug and play.
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
When i click on increase to resize the VMFS the extent device is not showing up. It shows up in the datastore options but not when i click increase. It's just blank
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gheistCommented:
Rescan and refresh after 5min  - space should be available immediately
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
I've done this multiple times. It's still blank.
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gheistCommented:
Uff ufff, maybe andy knows better, i have never seen it like that....
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
Yeah that's what I'm saying. It's usually a simple process. I couldn't find it with the all knowing google either.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Do you have access to the console or remote via SSH ?

so you can run some commands ?
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Josef Al-ChacarAuthor Commented:
It started working when i clicked on increase
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