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VMDK size limit for creating a snapshot

Posted by robd on April 09, 2016
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Came across this today, if you have a VMDK file that is over 1.98TB you will not be able to create a snapshot of the server. Please see articles below.

Essentially you need to allow for a 16GB overhead so the maximum size the VMDK can be is 2032GB, 1.99TB calculates to 2037GB and 1.98TB calculates to 2027GB.

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