Understanding VMFS Datastores

I have gone through vSphere 5.5 Storage Documentation and find some useful information, so i thought to share with you some key points. Datastores are logical containers and datastores can also be used for storing ISO images, virtual machine templates, and floppy images. Different VMFS versions and their compatibilities with ESX/ESXi hosts : VMFS ESX/ESXi … Continue reading Understanding VMFS Datastores

vCenter Storage Filters

Storage Filters are enabled by default within Virtual Center. They give a layer of protection while performing VMFS data store operations, such as when creating new vmfs datastores. Storage filters help prevent storage corruption by stopping you attempting to use devices that are already in use. They also enable the rescanning of datastores automatically following … Continue reading vCenter Storage Filters