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:

  1. In vSphere Web client select the desired host or cluster.

  2. Locate the INFINIDAT view. Follow the instructions here: Locating the Infinidat View.
  3. Locate the the desired datastore in the table.
  4. Select Reclaim Space from the Actions list.
    The space reclamation process is initiated for the selected volume. 
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Last edited: 2022-08-06 08:00:35 UTC