Thick / Thin Provisioning
Posted on 2014-10-08
I am using Esxi 5.1 and I am having troubles. I received a OVF template from a vendor so that I could merely import this file into VSphere and have their server ready to go.. This file was shipped and the server was set up with thin provisioning. I am NOT a fan of thin provisioning so I decided to inflate the vmdk files. This went without issue. After doing so though I now notice that if I attempt to edit the settings and highlight the hard disk, it still shows as thin provisioned and I am not able to modify the size of the drive. The machine seems to be running fine except that I am unable to adjust it later if I need to.. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.