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Check Disk (Thin/Thick from cmd line)

I was wondering if there is no vCenter access server and all I have is a ESX  console access, how am I going to find whether a VM has a thick disk OR thin disk. After some research I found this which I would like to share it with everybody.

The descriptor file for the VM has a entry which states that the VM is thin OR thick.

Thin disk

The same VM, when we convert to thick disk via cmd line OR via VI Client will not have that thinProvisioned = “1” parameter.

Thick disk

 

 

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