Shrink a thin provisioned disk in RHV

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Issue

  • We want to reduce the space used by a thin provisioned disk.
  • After deleting data in the guest OS, the virtual disk doesn't free up the space in the storage domain.

Environment

  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 4.4
  • Thin provisioned virtual disks.
  • Block-based storage (FC, iSCSI).

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