-ESXi Utility to clone a single VMware virtual disks. SSH to the ESXi host and run the below command.
-On a powered OFF VM run it on the disk.vmdk (not the disk-flat.vmdk)
-On a Powered ON VM first create a snapshot so that the VM runs off delta and then run it on the base disk.vmdk (not disk-flat.vmdk) as the base disk drops locks and becomes read-only
-Useful if your LUN runs out of space and the VM stops and you can’t free up space. You can clone the disk to another LUN and attach it to a new VM.
-Also Useful if you need to clone a single disk from a VM that has a lot of disks attached to it.
Options for the type of disk you can clone to: