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Status Future consideration
Workspace PowerVC
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 20, 2018

Disk Image Export Contains Only Actual Disk Space In Use

Today the export process includes un-used/allocated disk space in the disk image. This results in very large exports. Other platforms (e.g. VMware) have an option to only include used disk space in the export. This can
considerably reduce the size of the export. For example, I have a disk with 2TB of allocated space but only 100GB is use. The export will be the full 2TB. This option would reduce the export size to 100GB.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Oct 9, 2018

    Thanks for the suggestion - we'll consider this for a future release.