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Reclaim space from LUN

jchen522
Occasional Contributor

Reclaim space from LUN

I have WIndows 2003/2008 Servers running in virtualized environment using VMware 5.  All VMs are on the P4000 SAN.   What is the correct way to reclaim space from the storage/lun so the LUN stay "thin" if I delete lots of files that are no longer needed inside the VMs?  The LUNS are all thin provisioned.

 

 

P.S. This thread has been moved from Storage Area Networks (SAN) (Enterprise) to HP StoreVirtual Storage / LeftHand. - Hp forum moderator

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Sebastian.Koehler
Honored Contributor

Re: Reclaim space from LUN

Right now, there is no way to reclaim space. The best thing you can do at the moment is to create a new Volumes/VMFS and do storage vMotion. Remove the old Volume afterwards.

Regards,
Sebastian
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