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Hi Unable to resize a volume to be 1. portion of TB - i can type in 1 TB or 2TB - but I cant type a dot something ie 1.2 TB - the .  just does not appear.

the system is using the  datastore default VM storage policy . - I'm sure Ive done this in the past. - ESX is 5.5   v sphere web client im using is 6.5.0.13000
whats going on here? max size is 2.39 TB  why cant i put in 1.2 TB to extend hard disk size?
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could you just put in 1 or 2 TB and rtename the volume as you wish later?

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Hi Sorry what is this "rtename" ?   What I found is I can put in 1,500 GB  and then change to TB and it auto fills to just under 1.5TB 1.471etc

My question is really can you not use the decimal point when you size a drive in vcentre ? - is this by design for some reason?  thanks
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what if you work in Gigs.... e.g. 1200G

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Thanks Andrew yes 1500 gb works but my Question is why doesn't 1.5 Tb work or allow you to enter in like that is this normal the case for everyone? Thanks
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>>  Hi Sorry what is this "rtename"   <<  = rename

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Thanks all - seems to just be a bug - 15ooMB is the only way thanks