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Virtualization

How to create a VMware vSphere virtual machine utilizing all available features

Step 12: Create a new virtual disk file (VMDK)

You can then create a new virtual disk file (VMDK) for the virtual machine. I prefer to use the VMDK option instead of Raw Device Mappings (RDMs) in most situations. Should you have a virtual disk file ready to use, the previously configured disk option can also be utilized.

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Rick Vanover is a software strategy specialist for Veeam Software, based in Columbus, Ohio. Rick has years of IT experience and focuses on virtualization, Windows-based server administration, and system hardware.