In order to increase the size of my virtual environment, I need to increase the size of my primary storage. The choices were to increase the capacity of disks for slower disks, add another disk tray to my SAN, or to use a virtual storage appliance (VSA) within vSphere. I chose to go the route of a VSA. Here’s how I did it:
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