A vSphere Web Client task fails while creating a VMFS datastore on a disk with these characteristics:
The disk was formatted with an Master Boot Record (MBR) partition table
The disk was not erased
The disk is visible in the vSphere Web Client
What action needs to be performed to resolve the issue?
Delete the partitions manually with partedUtil.
Create a VMFS3 file system first, then upgrade it.
Create a VMFS5 file system with the command esxcli storage filesystem add.
Delete the data with the vmkfstools command.