How to Shrink a Thin VMDK on ESXi 5.x Offline

How to Shrink a Thin VMDK on ESXi 5.x Offline Over time virtual machine guests will grow in size if provisioned as a thin disk due to files being copied or log files being generated, once the files are unallocated (deleted or moved) the vmdk still reserves the location as used thus causing excessive white… Read more »

Sharing .VMDKs on VM’s in VMware ESX

Recently I had to create a vmdk disk to share between two Microsoft Clustering servers. The purposes was to be utilised for a Quorum disk and found it isn’t as simple as creating a disk and attaching to the other host. This was done on a Microsoft 2008 R2 Server however it is dependent on… Read more »