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Inflate Thin Provisioned Disk:

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Inflate Thin Provisioned Disk:

I have tried to inflate thin provisioned disk, but I got error:

"Unable to access file [Shared-Datastore] VM1/VM1_2.vmdk since it is locked "

So, is this possible only when the VM is powered off ? is inflating thin provisioned disk will male it Think provisioned disk ?

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Its locked because it’s in use.

Can only be inflated when off

Shutdown the VM and try again

Yes you’ll end up with a thick disk

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no problems