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Vmware Esx 5.5 - When deleting disk from VM, does it instantly show freed space on Datastore?

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Last Modified: 2017-05-19
Hi guys

I have  Windows 2008 R2 server which I want to delete. It's got a load of disks from a few datastores added onto it. Can you tell me whether deleting this will show freed space on the datastore? Or, do we have to run something like a command for the datastore to show the freed space?

We're on a Vmware 5.5 environment.

Thanks for helping
Yash
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Thank you guys. Appreciate the help. So if I delete it from disk and it has multiple disks from various datastores, that should be fine then.
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Correct, make sure you really  want to delete them, because it's difficult getting them back!
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