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Grow the VMFS Datastore in to the new space using the vmkfstools fails

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http://serverfault.com – I followed Growing a local datastore from the command line to grow my local datastore from the command line. Everything went fine, except Step 11. In my case: vmkfstools --growfs /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.5000c5004dd693ca:3 /vmfs/devices/disks/naa.5000c5004dd693ca:3 It says: Error: No such file or directory However the file definitely exists: /dev/disks # ls -Al -rw------- 1 root root 1000204886016 Oct 8 18:43 naa.5000c5004dd693ca -rw------- 1 root root 939524096 Oct 8 18:43 naa.5000c5004dd693ca:1 -rw------- 1 root root 4293918720 Oct 8 18: (HowTos)