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Plugins > vCenter Server 5.5.3 > VcVirtualDiskManager > inflateVirtualDisk_Task

Method inflateVirtualDisk_Task(String name, VcDatacenter datacenter)

Inflate a sparse or thin-provisioned virtual disk up to the full size. Additional space allocated to the disk as a result of this operation will be filled with zeroes.

The datacenter parameter may be omitted if a URL is used to name the disk.

Requires Datastore.FileManagement privilege on the datastore where the virtual disk resides.

Returns

VcTask

Arguments

Name Type Description
name String The name of the disk, either a datastore path or a URL referring to the virtual disk that should be inflated.
datacenter VcDatacenter If <code>name</code> is a datastore path, the datacenter for that datastore path. Not needed when invoked directly on ESX. If not specified on a call to VirtualCenter, <code>name</code> must be a URL.