This operation reclaims space that was freed (upon VM deletion, or VM migration), making it available for reuse.
- The operation is available for volumes that:
- Are thin
- Have a datastore
- The operation is accessible on ESX and Cluster levels
How to reclaim the freed space:
- Access the VM from an ESX or Cluster and click the volume's actions menu.
- Select Reclaim Space.
The space is reclaimed.