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ONTAPĀ  thin volume VMware Datastore shows more space used than expected

Applies to

DATA ONTAP  9.x and above

VMware ESXi 6.5


  • VMware Datastore shows the correct size and usage the NetApp Volume shows correct usage but LUN free space is not correct
  • Older volumes that did not get space allocation enabled when created could not start automatic space reclamation only manual trigger works from ESXi
    • esxcli storage vmfs unmap -l <datstore_name>



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