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Datastore creation fails on HGST HE8 drive in vSphere 6.0.0

Ben Conner
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Last Modified: 2018-02-11

Am configuring a new Supermicro server with vSphere 6.0.0, 7504637 on it.  Added a HGST HE8 HUH728080ALE604 drive and when I tried to add it as a datastore, I got back:

Call "HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions" for object "datastoreSystem-29078" on vCenter Server " <vcenter server url>" failed.

Is this drive not supported natively in vSphere?  If not are there any known workarounds?


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