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Cannot provision thick VMDK disk in vSphere HTML5 client

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Applies to

  • vSphere 6.7 and 7.0 HTML client
  • vStorage API for Array Integration (VAAI)
  • NFS

Issue

  • When provisioning a new virtual machine (VM) in a NFS datastore, the only provisioning option available is 'Thin Provision':

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  • Options such as 'Thick Provision Lazy Zeroed' and 'Thick Provision Eager Zeroed' are missing from the drop down box:
 
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