After implementation VMware vSphere 6.0 and configure Tow Vms in Cluster that have shared RDM it was 700 G .
it appears to Customer when he brows Data VM Folder in Data Store that he has more than VMDK files So he thought that we create more than one LUN or Duplicate VMdk because he was have problem with Data Store in the site and can’t Power on virtual Machine.
this photo for the machine when i browse the VM folder
so i explain to him this issue with command line to explain all file vmdk to him
so i will log in to vmware vsphere Client
and go to host – configuration – security – enable ssh
after that we open putty and login to esxi throw ssh
user root and password for authentication
Now we will Go to Data store that VM stored on it .
then tack the location and name of this data store
After that we Go again to our session for putty and write this command
and press tab it will complete the command
and then write Command (Ls ) this command effect like when we was do (dir) in dos before
all VMs in the Data Store Will appear and write again
CD (VM Name ) and enter after that LS
all files of VM will appear to you
AH.VMDK its a describer of the VMDK.flat hard Disk
VMDK.Flat this the virtual hard disk that Created and contain all Data