ESXi: Expand datastore from command line

Hi,

sometimes the vSphere Client does not determine when an underlying Volume is expanded. So you cannot expand the datastore by the WebGUI or vSphere Client.

But the command line way is still possible 🙂 These are the steps:

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Linux: Rescan for new and changes of devices

Hi,

with virtualization it simply possible to change systems within a few mouse clicks. For example adding new disks or increasing the disk size of a hard disk without a reboot.
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Linux: How to rescan for new LUNs on a Emulex FC Controller

Hi,

rescan for new LUNs on a Emulex Fibre Channel Controller:

List all HBAs

 root@debdev # ls -l /sys/class/fc_host
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Oct 24 12:22 host10 -> ../
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Oct 24 12:22 host11 -> ../
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Oct 24 12:22 host7 -> ../.
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Oct 24 12:22 host9 -> ../.

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