Finding and deleting delta files not in use by ESXi VM.

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March 22, 2012 by aubreykloppers

The following is still untested by me, but here follows the steps:

  1. Finding delta files in use: “ls -l /vmfs/devices/deltadisks”
  2. Listing the delta files in a VM: “ls -al *delta.vmdk”
  3. Deleting delta files: “vmkfstools -U <delta file>.vdmk”
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