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VMDK file size and drive size does not match

I created a new VM few months ago and provisioned with  a 200GB thick disk. but the vmdk file in the datastore shows 209GB rather than 200GB. I am not sure why the vmdk file is growing. I uses Vsphere 5.5. Any idea?
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Dariusz Tyka

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

upload a screenshot of your folder with the files.

I do no think I be worried about 9GB!
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attaching the file. The 209GB file is for the 200GB drive show up in my server. 62GB is the 60GB drive. Not sure why these grow bigger.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

these are fine they are not growing.

create a new disk and you'll see.
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