Tag Archive for 'esx'


ESX: Recover from expanded disk with existing snapshot or corrupted snapshots

I had a nasty shock this week with ESX3. I was going about expanding virtual disks and reallocating resources for one client. Now, I have done this MANY times, so I thought that “the 2 day old backup is sufficient” and did not wait 3-4 hours for a new backup, right before what will be […]


When 73GB is not 73GB! Enter LVM

Thought I should write something tech for a change! 😉 It is golden week here and all are away on break. So instead of forcing a staff member to come back, I thought I would take care of some stuff myself. My problems started when a client who has a large advertising cluster, was running […]