Following Follow VMware ESXi I have tried removing my VMDatastore1 in order to recreate it and increase the block size. I have ssh and shell enabled. Privacy Follow Thanks! use Domain, Data Center or Cluster level "rescan for datastores" to try to sync all of the ESXi hostsii. http://bovbjerg.net/vmware-cannot/vmware-cannot-delete-iso.php
Makes it easier to read now. t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288 t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288:1 t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288:2 t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288:3 t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288:4 t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288:5 t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288:6 partedUtil delete /dev/disks/t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288 1 partedUtil delete /dev/disks/t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288 2 partedUtil delete /dev/disks/t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288 3 partedUtil delete /dev/disks/t10.ATA_____WDC_WD10EALX2D009BA0__________________________WD2DWCATR6576288 4 share|improve this answer answered Sep 7 '13 at Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are Send me notifications when members answer or reply to this question.
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When it got to the point where we were asked which hard disk we'd like to install to, we used the "Customise" option. ESX 3.5.0 has a bug that will cause the delete of the datastore to fail. Reply rabah says: January 18, 2016 at 10:11 am Hello, Thank you for you help. One of my tasks was to build a new shared storage server and it was while installing the base ESXi (v5, build 469512) that I ran into an issue.
You can see the error if you look in /var/log/vmware/hostd-*.log and see something like:
Error : Error: The partition table on /vmfs/devices/disks/vml…. Agreement to use any of my code or recommendations removes me from any liability as such....and I shamelessly stole this disclaimer from Jase McCarty's site! I have one of my server with Software Raid that used to be partitioned in Linux 6.2. 2 Sata drives partition in Raid 10 using Linux. veeam Vista vlan vmware vmware esx vmware esxi vmware esxi 4 VOICE VPN WebVPN windows Windows 7 Windows 2003 Windows 2003 SBS windows 2008 r2 windows server 2008 R2 Windows server
drwxr-xr-x 1 root root 512 Sep 18 05:38 .. -rw------- 1 root root 1.9G Sep 18 05:38 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0 -rw------- 1 root root 4.0M Sep 18 05:38 mpx.vmhba32:C0:T0:L0:1 -rw------- 1 root root Select partition 1. Purge and clean up your vCenter database (there was also a SQL script to run but I lost the link, also temp reduce logs to 1 or 3 days to reduce It disappeared from all except from ESX2 as, again, cannot access the path.
Reply Ed Grigson says: July 7, 2016 at 10:56 am You're welcome. Linux SAN Windows Databases Virtualization Software Websites Hacking Programming Android TechpositoryA Better Technical Repository RSS Feed Linux SAN Windows Databases Virtualization Software Websites Hacking Programming Android Search for:Categories Android Here is my fdisk -l fdisk –l Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/disks/t10.ATA_____WDC_WD1001FALS2D00E8B0________________________WD2DWMATV8861653p1 * 1 26 204800 fd Linux raid autodetect Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary Reply Francisco Ferrinho says: September 3, 2016 at 12:43 pm Awesome, thank you for the help!
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When I tried the /dev/disks # ls, I get a Permission denied. Thanks and cheers, R Reply AveryFreeman says: April 7, 2015 at 6:08 pm Hey! Over the Christmas break I finally got some time to upgrade my home lab. check my blog This issue occurs if you are unable to delete the datastore of the ESX host.
After that you may - if you want - cleanup the detached LUNs from the command line (see e.g. Reply Gildas says: September 14, 2012 at 10:58 am great hint. tq, 10 pointsBadges: report Next View All Replies ADD YOUR REPLY There was an error processing your information.
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We tried using command line as per your guide above but we ran into issues with permissions as per some of the other comments above (even when using the root account). Calculating ...5(5+4(4+3(3+2(2+1(1))))) MathSciNet review alert? Saved some angry shouting and banging 🙂 Reply nishant says: July 7, 2016 at 10:51 am thanks Ed. This should propagate to the other hosts.
Reply Matin says: October 28, 2014 at 5:42 am Thanks… It worked for me… Thumbs Up Reply Kev Hodgson says: February 18, 2015 at 11:14 am Why not just use a You see the message: The partition table has been altered! Thanks. http://bovbjerg.net/vmware-cannot/vmware-cannot-delete-flat-vmdk.php During relabelling these extra partitions will automatically be destroyed.
Halsey Jan 20, 2010 6:19 AM GMT Thanks for the tip DonLaw. We'll email you when relevant content is added and updated. This made a lot of sense as I'd previously been trialling this host (with ZFS pools) as a NexentaStor CE storage server The suggestion on the Eversity.nl site is to use You can not post a blank message.
Ask a question, help others, and get answers from the community Discussions Start a thread and discuss today's topics with top experts Blogs Read the latest tech blogs written by experienced Reply jabsy says: November 2, 2016 at 10:33 am I owe you a beer for it. Share This Page Legend Correct Answers - 10 points Request unsuccessful. Very clear.
You can see the error if you look in /var/log/vmware/hostd-*.log and see something like:Error : Error: The partition table on /vmfs/devices/disks/vml.... It worked for ESXi 5 with the following command: partedUtil mklabel "/vmfs/devices/disks/vml.XXXYYZZ" msdos Thank you!! You have to remove all snapshots before this datastore is released to be removed.So, if you do not have snapshots and did follow steps, then disregard my questionsThanksS Like Show 0 It worked for my ESXi 6.0 Thank you so much!
vCenter will sync mounted datastores (unless its local HDD on the physical ESXi host).There are a few main scenario where delete fails :- vCenter Database fails to update changes or updates We'll let you know when a new response is added. I was unable to add any of the local disks to my ESXi host as VMFS datastores as I got the error "HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions" for object ‘ha-datastoresystem' on ESXi…." as shown below; This is the blog of Edward Grigson, an IT professional with a keen interest in cloud, virtualisation, and storage.
I am getting the following message ' ERROR DURING THE CONFIGURATION OF HOST: DESTROYVMFSDATASTORE: CANT DELETE PARTITION 3 ON LUN vmhba2:0:0'. Select partition 1. Second Drive. Get Access Questions & Answers ?
Microsoft have a good explanation of GPT. Also, LUN has not been removed yet from storage side, so that is not the case either.Anyway, in case it's useful to somebody, I have solved it by emptying and then Your instructions are infinitely better than the actual VMWAre documentation (which is sorely lacking) Anyway, just writing to thank you, from one developer to another Reply Xristo Vasilev says: November 20, Thanks.