VMFS Recovery

Recovers data from ESX server

VMDK Recovery Tool

VMDK files are crucial repositories of data for virtual machines. However, various factors can lead to the loss or corruption of these files, rendering the associated virtual machines inaccessible.

The good news is that losing VMDK data doesn't have to be catastrophic. With the right tools, you can recover these files and restore your virtual machines to full functionality. Using a professional recovery tool ensures a higher chance of successful restoration.

VMFS Recovery stands out as the preferred VMDK Recovery Tool for experienced PC users seeking to recover their virtual machine files from VMware host servers. This software is compatible with all versions of Windows OS and Windows Server, offering comprehensive recovery capabilities from any type of disk.

VMFS Recovery | VMDK Recovery Tool

When it comes to safeguarding important files, no level of caution is ever enough. Unexpected events like power outages, system crashes, hard disk failures, and other unforeseen data loss scenarios can strike at any time. In such situations, having reliable data recovery tools becomes crucial.

For those working with virtual disks and machines, ensuring data integrity is paramount. It's essential to have robust backup and recovery solutions that can handle virtual environments effectively.

VMFS Recovery is a specialized VMDK Recovery Tool designed to tackle various virtual hard disk data loss scenarios, including recovering deleted flat files in VMware environments. It restores critical files necessary to repair damaged or corrupted virtual machines, ensuring they can be operational again. Additionally, the tool can access and mount inaccessible VMFS volumes.

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VMFS Recovery: VMDK Recovery Tool Features

Discover the standout features of DiskInternals VMFS Recovery, the premier VMDK Recovery Tool designed for Windows OS.

  • Smooth Recovery Process: DiskInternals VMFS Recovery includes a built-in Recovery Wizard that guides users through each step of the recovery process, ensuring a seamless experience even for non-experts.


  • Designed for VMware VMFS File System: Specifically engineered to read and recover files from VMware's VMFS file system, making it an ideal tool for recovering data and files from virtual machines hosted on VMware platforms such as vSphere or ESXi.


  • Recovers from Corrupted or Healthy VMFS-formatted Drives: Capable of accessing and recovering data from corrupted VMFS-formatted drives, enabling recovery even when the virtual drive fails to mount.


  • Recovers VMDK Images on VMware vSphere, ESXi/ESX Servers: Supports VMFS partitions created on vSphere and ESX/ESXi servers, including VMFS3, VMFS5, and VMFS6. Recovers files and partitions up to 64 TB in size, with support for Unicode file names in VMFS5 and VMFS6, and multi-level folders.


  • Recovers VMFS Drives on Corrupted and Inaccessible Hard Drives: Renowned for its high success rate in recovering files from damaged drives, particularly effective when utilizing Full Recovery mode to scan corrupted disks, examining VMware VMFS datastores, disks, volumes, and RAID (if used).


  • Automated Recovery with Step-by-Step Wizard: Features an intuitive Recovery Wizard that simplifies the recovery process. Offers Fast Recovery Mode for quick file retrieval and Full Recovery Mode for comprehensive data restoration, including repair of bad sectors and corrupted data stores.


  • Mount Virtual Drives as Local Disks: Enables mounting of virtual drives as physical disks accessible via Windows File Explorer, facilitating easy preview and access to recovered files.


  • RAID Recovery Support: Includes comprehensive RAID recovery tools, compatible with RAID JBOD, 0, 1, 1E, 0+1, 1+0, 4, 5, 50, 5EE, 5R, 6, and 60 configurations for VMFS drives.


  • Remote Online Recovery: Allows seamless data recovery operations on remote servers without requiring shutdowns, ensuring minimal disruption during recovery processes.


  • Recovers VMDK Images from VMware ESX/ESXi Server-formatted Disks: Recovers VMDK image files from disks previously formatted by VMware ESX/ESXi servers with high success rates.


  • Export Recovered Files and Folders: Provides options to export recovered data to local or remote locations, including FTP, giving users flexibility in data retrieval and storage.


  • Windows OS Restrictions Bypassed: Ensures robust data recovery by bypassing Windows OS limitations without compromising system privacy or security settings.


DiskInternals VMFS Recovery is a top-tier solution for VMware VMDK recovery, boasting up to 99% efficiency across various data loss scenarios. With its user-friendly Recovery Wizard and extensive feature set available for free, it stands as an indispensable tool for virtual machine data recovery.

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