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How to Convert Provisioning Thin to Thick VMware Disk with vmkfstools


From Lazy Thick to Eager Thick: [Eager Zeroed Thick]
$ vmkfstools -k CentOS.vmdk

From Thin to Thick: [Eager Zeroed Thick]
$ vmkfstools -i CentOS.vmdk -d eagerzeroedthick NewCentOS.vmdk

From Thin to Thick: [Lazy Zeroed Thick]
$ vmkfstools -i CentOS.vmdk -d zeroedthick NewCentOS.vmdk

From Thick to Thin:
$ vmkfstools -i CentOS.vmdk -d thin NewCentOS.vmdk



Refs:
https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/1028042
http://shanseworld.blogspot.com/2010/05/changing-thin-to-thick-disk-and-vice.html

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