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In common server configurations for VMware ESXi Hosts, the boot device is usually an SD-Card or a USB stick. These devices are cheap, require very low-maintenance and have a long life as long as not much is written to them. One disadvantage of Flash or SD storage devices is, that ESXi scratch locations are not created on them. The reason for this is the potentially limited read/write cycles available. In order to still meet the VMware best practice, this blog post will show how to set a persistent scratch location with PowerCLI. If the ESXi Server is not able to
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