Creating an NFS datastore for VMware

You can use the Create NFS Datastore for VMware wizard in System Manager to create an NFS datastore for VMware. You can create a volume for the NFS datastore and specify the ESX servers that can access the NFS datastore.

Before you begin

The NFS service must be licensed.

Steps

  1. Click Storage > Volumes.
  2. From the Volumes on SVM list, select All SVMs.
  3. Select the volume, and then click More Actions > Provision Storage for VMware.
  4. In the Create NFS Datastore for VMware wizard, type or select information as required.
  5. Confirm the details, and then click Finish to complete the wizard.