Add NFS mount to ESX 5.5

Hi guys,

Ad admin provided me with an NFS share to use for our vmware environment.

How do i add this new space to our esx 5.5 servers?

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Tom Jacob ChirayilSystems EngineerCommented:
Open vSphere client, connect to ESXi host or vCenter server. Select the host. Navigate to configurations tab, click on storage menu. Click on add storage and follow the wizard. Select nfs where you see..
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
You will need to select...

Add Storage > Network File System....

see my video here, for EE Members...(same for 5.5, it's not changed since 4.1).

Have you created your network for it? VMKernel Portgroup, you can see me do this in the video....

also enable Jumbo Frames if supported on your storage and network

HOW TO: Enable Jumbo Frames on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 5.0) host server using the VMware vSphere Client

also did you admin, set this up correctly, and give you the server name and export names ?

Video Tutorial - Adding an NFS Datastore to a VMware vSphere ESX/ESXi 4.x host server

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Cobra25Author Commented:
Let me try this.
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