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Archive for March, 2011

Ok, so the last post went over the scenario of recovering entire VMs, what if you just want one file? As I mentioned, we used to recover the whole VM to another place, copy the file out, then delete our copy. But that was far from elegant, and again, a pain if the file they […]

25 Mar, 2011

Recovering VMDKs on NetApp NFS Datastores

Posted by: alex in: Gibbering

In my day job, I look after the day to day server operations of a university that makes extensive use of vmware and netapp storage. When I started there, and saw they were using NFS for their datastores, I reversed judgement on if they were crazy-smart or just crazy. Thankfully it was the former – […]



  • CentOS LVM resize in VMWARE | penoycentral.net: [...] Referrence: http://creechy.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/resizing-an-lvm-in-a-centos-vmware-guest/ http://creechy.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/resizing-a
  • alex: Yeah, it looks likes that's the case.
  • dionrowney: I tried this but had problems with lvm recognizing the free space after the new partition was created. I had to reboot instead of running 'partprob

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