This operation creates a datastore over an InfiniBox volume. Typically, the volume was created from the InfiniBox GUI, or CLI.


  1. In case the volume is not mapped, map the volume to the desired host or cluster. Follow the instructions here: Mapping an existing volume to a vSphere cluster

  2. In vSphere Web client select a host or cluster. 

  3. Locate Host PowerTools for VMware System List. Follow the instructions here: Locating the Host PowerTools for VMware System List.
  4. locate the desired volume In the volume table on-which the datastore will be created.
  5. In the Actions menu select Create datastore.

 A datastore is created on the volume.

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