Different commands are available for listing, mounting, and unmounting VMFS volumes and for listing, mounting, and unmounting VMFS snapshot volumes.

Managing VMFS volumes

esxcli storage filesystem list shows all volumes, mounted and unmounted, that are resolved, that is, that are not snapshot volumes.

esxcli storage filesystem unmount unmounts a currently mounted filesystem. Use this command for snapshot volumes or resolved volumes.

Managing snapshot volumes

esxcli storage vmfs snapshot commands can be used for listing, mounting, and resignaturing snapshot volumes. See Mounting Datastores with Existing Signatures and Resignaturing VMFS Copies.