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Posted on 2014-12-09
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Hi All,

When I am trying to "Add Storage" to my host its showing me the option of format disk, I don't want to format my disk but other options are greyed out.

What should I do?
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Is this an existing datastore then that already has vm's on it?
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Yes it is an existing Datastore.
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I have this issue with ISCSI datastores sometimes and always resolve using the technique outlined here on vmware KB
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