ID #1095

vmfsSparse

example for vmfsSparse


 

# Disk DescriptorFile
version=1
CID=33333333
parentCID=22222222
createType="vmfsSparse"
parentFileNameHint="test.vmdk"

# Extent description
RW 146800640 VMFSSPARSE "test-000001-delta.vmdk"

# The Disk Data Base
#DDB

ddb.toolsVersion = "7202"





note : green parameters are optional and can be skipped

"vmfsSparse"



Snapshot used by ESX
Required files:

"test-000001-delta.vmdk"
"test-000001.vmdk"

used for snapshots on ESX.
Workstation can handle this format but it can not create it.

 


commandline tool for import and export on ESX : vmkfstools
format can be directly used by Workstation


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