• vSAN ISCSI Target to a VSphere hostin VMware vSAN

    Can someone help me with this question. Can i use a Vsphere host to connect to a vSAN 6.7 with ISCSI. And use the vSAN storage.   I have a problem to see any path and any device. But i can see the target ant IQ...
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  • VSAN Designin VMware vSAN

    Hi,   I have a few questions for VSAN Design:   1. Is VSAN VMKernel port configurable using Standard Switches? If this is possible, I won't be able to use LAG/LACP right? 2. For VSAN Ready nodes, they are...
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  • /VSAN/DOMOwnerForceWarmCache  deprecated in vSAN 6.7 ROBO ?in VMware vSAN

    Hello,   When I try to set  /VSAN/DOMOwnerForceWarmCache  to 1  (default=0)  on a vSAN 2node ROBO Cluster, it triggers an "Advanced vSAN Configuration in Sync" alert on all nodes (incl. the w...
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  • Full Network Down Scenario and expectations?in VMware vSAN

    We have a small 5 node vSAN 6.6 all flash (VxRail 4.5.x) cluster in a remote office with fully redundant access layer 10GE Cisco 4500 switches. We have network uplinks configured in active/standby (since DellEMC doesn...
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  • Migration to new vCenter causes unnecessary re-sync's of VM'sin VMware vSAN

    Bonjour,   Situation:  2-Node ROBO vSAN 6.5 U1 loses it's vCenter completely. No way to get it back. Builds a brand new vCenter 6.7.0d, re-creates the vSAN cluster and adds the now orphaned Nodes into it. S...
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  • VM SCSI Controller in vSANin VMware vSAN

    I'm trying to find an answer on whether it is recommended to use the VMware Paravirtual SCSI Controller in a vSAN environment, or if the default LSI Logic SCSI controller should be used.  I have a four node vSAN ...
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  • Best alarms to alert for vSAN datastore capacity?in VMware vSAN

    We have been standing up some VxRail 4.5.x (vSphere 6.5u2, vSAN 6.6) clusters. We are coming up to speed on properly operationalizing vSAN into a much larger "standard" vSphere infrastructure that uses external block ...
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  • Disk group creation error: stuck "doing plog recovery on ssd"in VMware vSAN

    I'm setting up a new 4-node all-flash configuration for our next reference architecture, and have hit a bump. Typically we only test two disk groups, but for this RA, we are doing four disk groups. I can create two di...
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  • vSAN triggered alarm appearing from time to timein VMware vSAN

    Hi VMware Community,   Would require help to resolve these triggered alarm that has been on and off from time to time. Tried searching through for solution but was unable to find a permanent solution. Would ap...
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  • vSANin VMware vSAN

    hi, is vSAN cluster different from HA or DRS cluster?Or vSAN can be setup as HA or DRS cluster? When is recommended to setup vSAN? tnx
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  • Connecting vSAN Nodes to SANin VMware vSAN

    We are looking for a possibility to connect vSAN running nodes to external SAN.   Is there a possibility to connect the vSAN hosts having FC HBA adapters installed to connect to SAN Fabric?   Also is it ...
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  • Content Library and vSANin VMware vSAN

    Hello All,   I know that VMware supports the creation of content libraries with a vSAN datastore as backing, however I am curious to know how the storage policies would interact with the library. My assumption h...
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  • vSAN licensingin VMware vSAN

    Hi All,   I have 10 ESXi hosts.Each ESXi host has 2 CPU sockets.I'm going to make a new cluster for vSAN along with these 10 ESXi hosts.   With respect to licensing,i need to purchase a seperate license fo...
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  • Single node vSAN cluster boot error after upgrade from 6.5 to 6.7in VMware vSAN

    Hi,   I have single node vSAN cluster used as a homelab for many nested environments. I upgraded ESXi 6.5 to 6.7 without any issues. I noticed that during boot there is error recovery progress - see attached ph...
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  • vSAN certificationin VMware vSAN

    Anybody know something about how can the server product get the vSAN certification? Thanks a Ton!
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  • How to validate Deduplication and Compression for vSAN using different methods ?in VMware vSAN

    - My encryption is enabled for vSAN & then I enabled deduplication & compression. I don't find any difference for storage before & after (instead I found opposite results)   If I enabled the feature ...
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  • VSAN 6.6.1 - Erasure Coding - Deduplication and Compressionin VMware vSAN

    Hello folks,   I am having this issue where i converted a lot of Virtual machines from RAID 1 vSAN Policy to RAID 5 Erasure Coding. I did this to gain more space on my vSAN Datastore but i just only gain about 8...
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  • VSAN RN Configurator: Broken?in VMware vSAN

    I'm trying to make this page work, tried with Chrome and IE11, but when selecting CPU/RAM it's all greyed out... http://vsanreadynode.vmware.com/RN/RN
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  • vSAN stretched cluster preferred/secondary fault domain designation out of synch with storage policy's preferred/secondary affinity rulein VMware vSAN

    Has anyone seen a problem where changing the Preferred Fault Domain designation in a stretched vSAN cluster causes the Affinity rule for Preferred/Secondary in a Storage Policy to become out of synch?   I have ...
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  • vSAN Health Check Issuesin VMware vSAN

    Hello. We have a customer which runs vcenter server appliance 6.5 u1, twelve nodes running esxi 6.5 patch 2 build 7388607 and vsan vSAN 6.6.1 Patch 02. This is stretched cluster configuration all flash with witness ap...
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  • VSAN Designin VMware vSAN

    I'm currently designing an all flash vsan configuration for our environment. My question is, what is the acceptable deduplication and compression ration being used by VSAN (SImplivity can guarrantee 10:1)?
    ChevUribe
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  • How to determine if and when vSAN 6.6 encryption completes?in VMware vSAN

    After enabling encryption on the vSAN cluster (with existing data in place) using a properly configured Keysecure KMS how do you determine when all disks are encrypted. Configuration from the GUI reports finished succ...
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  • Different HW in the same clusterin VMware vSAN

    Hi everyone... I have a quick question for you: is there somewhere an HCL to check the intercompatibility among different hardware? I have a customer with 2 hosts in HCL and he wants to add other 2 hosts (also in HCL)...
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  • vSAN deduplication and compression shows no savingsin VMware vSAN

    The VMs in our environment  are encrypted at the OS level . Does this oppose Dedupe & compression to work in VSAN?   The benefits of dedupe and compression are nil and can also be seen as such in the ut...
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  • vSAN 6.5 it slowly from inserted data to mariadbin VMware vSAN

    Dear All, I would like opinion about import data to vSan it slowly but I'm test perfomance disk by command dd on linux it become to fast. i want to know. Why import data from sql it slowly more than dd disk direct? ...
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  • HOME LAB DESIGN (NESTED )in VMware vSAN

    I am looking help design home lab (nested) Current hardware: Dell POWEREDGE R630: CPU: Xeon 2620 V4 8 core x2 -16 core RAM: 64 GB DDR4 HARD DRIVE: 4 (500GB SSD= 2 TB); 4 (4TB SSHD= 16TB) USB =32GB RAID CONTROLE...
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  • vSAN direct connect 2 nodesin VMware vSAN

    Hi all,   Current network setup at home for learning purposes: VLAN 1 - 192.168.1.0/24 - Home network VLAN 2 - 10.0.0.0/24 - Homelab   90% of home things are on VLAN 1 as you would expect.   I have...
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  • VM folder name shows up as UUID name on vSandatastorein VMware vSAN

    Hi,   I have a vSAN which have some strange problems.   All the VM´s folders on the vSanDatastore shows up as folder withs the VM´s UUID in addition to the VM name. This means that if you brow...
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  • VSAN 6.7 and Hypervisor Boot on same controllerin VMware vSAN

    Mixed mode controllers allow for both RAID and HBA-mode on the same controller. I understand the potential of problems, but I don't see an outright "mixed-mode" being unsupported beyond a couple of considerations in t...
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  • VSAN 6.2 checksum enabled causing slow write speeds?in VMware vSAN

    On my VSAN 6.2 test cluster I've noticed significantly slower sequential write speeds, from 1000+MB/s down to 250MB/s, enough where the built in health stress test begins to fail from failed writes. After tracing it, ...
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