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.


  1. Click the SVMs tab.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click Manage.
  3. Click the Volumes tab.
  4. Select the volume, and then click Actions > Provision Storage for VMware.
  5. In the Create NFS Datastore for VMware wizard, type or select information as requested by the wizard.
  6. Confirm the details, and then click Finish to complete the wizard.