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SolidFire volume used percentage is not reduced after VMs were deleted or migrated from the VMware VMFS6 datastore

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Applies to

  • NetApp Element software
  • VMware vSphere 6.5,6.7, 7.0
  • VMware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) 6


  • VMware UNMAP not working  when files or VMs  deleted or migrated from thin provisioned VMFS datastore.
  • Datastore  usage is reporting as empty or low in vSphere, but Element cluster UI shows the volume used percentage as high.
  • Storage space not reclaimed.

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