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 — q:q397 [2016/07/12 09:46] (current) Line 1: Line 1: + = Question 397 = + This page is part of Q, the IT exam trainer. \\ See https://​www.getshifting.com/​q for more info \\ \\ **Question:​** \\ A task fails while creating a VMFS5 datastore on a disk with these characteristics:​ \\ + - Was previously used by a Linux server \\ + - Was not erased \\ + - Is visible with the vSphere Web Client \\ + Which action can be performed to resolve the issue? \\ \\ **Description:​** \\ See <​html><​a href="​https://​kb.vmware.com/​kb/​1036609"​ target="​_blank">​here​ for more information. \\ \\ **Correct Answer:** \\ Delete the partitions on the disk manually with partedUtil first. \\ {{tag>​qq}} \\