A task fails while creating a VMFS5 datastore on a disk with these characteristics:

Was previously used by a Linux server
Was not erased
Is visible with the vSphere Web Client
Which action can be performed to resolve the issue?
A.Delete the partitions on the disk manually with partedUtil first.
B.Create a VMFS3 filesystem first, then upgrade it.
C.Create the VMFS5 file system manually using vmkfstools.
D.Delete the data with the vmkfstools command.

 
Answer: A
Explanation:
To erase the data, use partedutil first on the disk manually.

 

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