VMware Datastore mount on Windows

I have local disk on one of our VMware host. I'd like to either create a window share on the disk or mount this disk on a VM or create a Windows share off it. How do I go about implementing this?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
How do I go about implementing this?

This is not possible or supported. The VM does not have direct access to the VMFS datastore.

Creating and shareing VMFS via CIFS/SMB or NFS is not possible or supported.

You could access the datastore using SSH/SCP from a VM to the host if that's what you need to do. Or upload files/folders to the VMFS datastore using vSphere Client or Web Client from the VM.

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