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VSICM55 - Slide 06-53 - Using a VMFS Datastore with ESXi


Last phrase in the first paragraph of the slide note states:

The maximum size of a VMFS datastore is 62TB.

The actual maximum size of a VMFS-5 datastore is 64TB.


Configuration Maximums for VMware vSphere 5.5.

Room for improvement:

The second paragraph in slide notes states the following:

You can use an NFS datastore to store your virtual machines. But not all functions are supported. For example, you cannot store an RDM on an NFS datastore. A VMFS datastore is required for an RDM to store the RDM mapping file (*-rdm.vmdk).

Despite the above is formally correct, it is a non-sense to detail NFS datastores limitations within a lesson dedicated to VMFS datastores. I would personally move the statement back to the NFS datastores lesson number 3, within the same course module, starting with slide number 29.

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