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 == Scratch Partition == == Scratch Partition ==
 If your host is running from usb storage you also need a scratch partition for logging purposes, see [[esxiscratch|here]]. ​ If your host is running from usb storage you also need a scratch partition for logging purposes, see [[esxiscratch|here]]. ​
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 +== Increase VMFS Heap Size ==
 +If the host will run a large number of VMs increase the size of the VMFS Heap size so the host can handle more then the default of 8 TB on open VMDK disks:
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 +* Go to the Configuration tab -> Advanced Settings.
 +* Click VMFS3.
 +* Update the field in VMFS3.MaxHeapSizeMB from 80 to 256 MB
 +* Reboot the host for the changes to take affect.
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 +The new setting will allow for 25 TB on open VMDK files. If you need more there is a patch available by VMware, see http://​kb.vmware.com/​kb/​1004424 . This patch will allow you to load 60 TB on open VMDK files. ​
  
  
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esxipostinstall.txt ยท Last modified: 2014/03/25 10:33 by sjoerd