I’m new to vSphere Auto Deploy so forgive me if this is a beginner question. Googling “vSphere Auto Deploy without local datastore” did not give me a solution.
I have dozens of servers with local disks. I want Auto Deploy to install ESXi on the local disk (so a stateFUL install), but I do NOT want a local datastore created since I use shared storage for everything.
I have Auto Deploy working but my servers end up with local datastores. I then have to spend time deleting the local datastores (and also wonder if I need to worry that I am deleting “vmkdump” folders on those datastores).
Is there a way to configure Auto Deploy to NOT create a local datastore when doing a stateFUL installation?
Running vSphere 6.7 U3.
Thank you for your time!
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