How to manage machine storage

This section provides instructions for managing machine storage, covering:

  • Common operations: This page offers procedures for setting default and per-machine layouts, erasing disks, and specifying conditions for disk erasure.

  • Block devices: Learn how to create, update, list, mount, read, format, and boot from block devices.

  • Partitions: Discover ways to create, list, mount, format, and delete partitions.

  • VMFS datastores: Find out how to create, edit, list, view, and delete VMFS datastores (VMWare)>

  • Custom storage: You can also create your own custom storage configurations, such as LVM, bcache, and RAID. This page gives a number of examples to help guide you.