GPT is located beyond the end of disk

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Hey Experts.  Another vSphere related conundrum.  Playing with vSAN.  I added a new host to the cluster and proceeded to add more disks to the vSan.   Of 8 drives (2 SSD and 4 SAS) two of them did not get added.  When I check the drive details the partitions are missing.  Via the CLI, if I try to format I get “GPT is located beyond the end of disk”.   I have tried dropping and reading in vSphere as well as vCenter.  I also deleted the virtual disks via the Dell pre-boot and added them back in with the same results.  Any suggestions?
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Are these disks you are adding to vSAN - virgin disks (e.g not used) , or used previously ?
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Yes, I thought they might be, take them out, and ensure they are wiped.

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Thanks!  I will give it a try.
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Sorry for the late response.  I was able to wipe and they worked.

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