vmkfstools

Ex.
vmkfstools –createfs vmfs3 –blocksize 8M vmhba1:0:0:3 --> create local datastore on vmhba1:0:0:3

OPTIONS FOR FILE SYSTEMS:

vmkfstools -C --createfs vmfs3
               -b --blocksize #[mMkK]
               -S --setfsname fsName
           -Z --spanfs span-partition
           -G --growfs grown-partition
   deviceName

           -P --queryfs -h --humanreadable
           -T --upgradevmfs
               -x --upgradetype [zeroedthick|eagerzeroedthick|thin]
           -u --upgradefinish
   vmfsPath

OPTIONS FOR VIRTUAL DISKS:

vmkfstools -c --createvirtualdisk #[gGmMkK]
               -d --diskformat [zeroedthick|
                                thin|
                                eagerzeroedthick]
               -a --adaptertype [buslogic|lsilogic|ide]
           -w --writezeros
           -j --inflatedisk
           -k --eagerzero
           -U --deletevirtualdisk
           -E --renamevirtualdisk srcDisk
           -i --clonevirtualdisk srcDisk
               -d --diskformat [zeroedthick|
                                thin|
                                eagerzeroedthick|
                                rdm:<device>|rdmp:<device>|
                                2gbsparse]
           -X --extendvirtualdisk #[gGmMkK]
               [-d --diskformat eagerzeroedthick]
           -M --migratevirtualdisk
           -r --createrdm /vmfs/devices/disks/...
           -q --queryrdm
           -z --createrdmpassthru /vmfs/devices/disks/...
           -v --verbose #
           -g --geometry
   vmfsPath

OPTIONS FOR DEVICES:

           -L --lock [reserve|release|lunreset|targetreset|busreset] /vmfs/devices/disks/...
           -B --breaklock /vmfs/devices/disks/...

For more information, please run 'man vmkfstools' to refer to the online manual.
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