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Hi all,

Vmware 5.5

I have a linux server configured as a thick disk that is consuming 999GB of a 1 terrabyte LUN. The server has a production database which in total is consuming 360GB. I need to try and move the server to free up the LUN so that we can delete, so I need to move the server off. What is the safest method to move this to another LUN and can i change it to a thin disk if i do this?

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Storage vMotion - do you have a license for it, to complete Live.

OR..

Power Down the VM, and Manually Migrate (e.g. Right Click VM).
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Yes can storage Vmotion, but what about the thin thick disk?
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You can change on the fly, when going through the wizard.
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