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.
In order to reclaim the freed space:
In vSphere Web client select the desired host or cluster.
- Locate the INFINIDAT view. Follow the instructions here: Locating the INFINIDAT view.
- Locate the the desired datastore in the table.
- Select Reclaim Space from the Actions list.
The space reclamation process is initiated for the selected volume.