• vSAN Disk Group Creation Issuein VMware vSAN

    In my lab, I have a 2 node vSAN witness cluster (ESXi and VCSA 6.7 Update 2) using all HDDs. Witness appliance was updated to match same ESXi version.   I am creating 3 disk groups (1 cache, 7 capacity) per nod...
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  • vSAN Network Recommendationsin VMware vSAN

    Looking for recommendations around networking best practices for our vSAN network.   A 5 host all flash NVMe cluster with 2 x Mellanox SN2010 (Onyx) dedicated to vSAN traffic, each host has 2 x 25GbE uplinks. H...
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  • vSan needed Softwarein VMware vSAN

    Hi, I designed an infrastructure with 4 nodes and I want to install vSAN on it. From what I hear, i need this software or licenses: 1 License Vphere for each node; 1 License vSan for each node; 1 Licence vCenter....
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  • Used Capacity Breakdown - Object Type - Otherin VMware vSAN

    In the vSan capacity overview there is an object type of "Other" How/Where can I see what is in the object type others? I know what the help says about what the "other"  capacity is consumed by, but what I wold...
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  • vSAN EPD Status Abnormalin VMware vSAN

    Heya all,   I just enabled vSAN, and its currently failing hard. EPD won't start on my ESXI-01 server (see picture below)   If I try to start the service manually via SSH, i get below error:   A...
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  • Get Details of VSAN Clusterin VMware vSAN

    Hi, I am looking for some script or automated way to get details of VSAN cluster like number of nodes, disk groups, RAID, Disks etc. Can someone please suggest or redirect me to the tested script to fetch details of ...
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  • vSAN NIC Teamingin VMware vSAN

    We are in the design phase for vSAN cluster. If I am going to use Active/Active uplinks NIC teaming which is connected to 2 different physical switches. Do I need a VPC link between those physical switches ? Kindly s...
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  • vSAN Stripe Widthin VMware vSAN

    We have a number of stretched clusters all flash. Most of out our VMs have a stripe width of 4 which I know is bad but was done before I joined the company   My question is if we reduce the stripe width of 4 to...
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  • vSAN Network Design  questionsin VMware vSAN

    Hello Warriors,   Sorry it maybe a repeated question VMTN is the only accessible for me now!   Can I give vSAN VMK a LAG consists of 2 or 4 Physical NICs? What is the recommended Load balance if allowed...
    SrVMwarer
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  • Unhealthy disk(s) are used by vSAN. But this disk and host are absentin VMware vSAN

    I have a strange issue with my VSAN. There are 3 servers in the cluster. Two of them have disk format version 7 and another one has version 5. When I tried to upgrade disk format version, I got the next error: Unhea...
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  • vsan licensing questionin VMware vSAN

    Hi,   I just read the vmware licensing document and it's really confusing, so I thought about asking here my questions:   Lets say I have 10 nodes, but I want only the first 3 nodes to be a vSAN to provide...
    hetz
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  • Cannot unmount an iSCSi Datastore because the file system is busy. Vsandevicemonitorlogd seems to be lockedin VMware vSAN

    Hello, I'm trying to unmount an iSCSi datastore. It's a second datastore I have along with a vsan datastore. I want to remove it but I cannot. I configured the scratch logs to go to that datastore but as far as I ca...
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  • vSAN blipsin VMware vSAN

    Hello,   We get a blip on all hosts in a vSAN cluster when we see this alert.  It happens every day and various times, but when it does all complain for a short moment then are ok.  Users and VMs don't...
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  • Can't unmount datastore. Datastore is busy vsandevicemonitordin VMware vSAN

    Hello,   I'm trying to unmount an iSCSi datastore. It's a second datastore I have along with a vsan datastore. I want to remove it but I cannot. I configured the scratch logs to go to that datastore but as far a...
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  • vSAN encryption - Where to startin VMware vSAN

    Hi Great community!   I am studying for vSAN, and now I am on the pre-stage to learn vSAN encryption however it seem to be diffcult to understand it in the beginning so I would highly appreciate if you can guid...
    SrVMwarer
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  • absent vSAN Disk unable to removein VMware vSAN

    as shown in figure below: my infrastructure is using vSphere 6.7U3 now and a disk in a vSAN host became absent.   things i've tried: 1. use command "esxcli vsan storage remove" to make it out of the vsan but...
    niceguy001
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  • Vsan Configuration Optionsin VMware vSAN

    Hi just wondering if somebody could help We have three vcenter's all in linked running vcenter version 6.5 u3 We have vsan stretched clusters which all seem to be working ok   However when I log into vcenter ...
    seamusobr1
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  • Storage Policy showing incorrect usagein VMware vSAN

    Hi All When going to change storage policies for a VM, the reported usage and savings of the VMs is very inaccurate. It makes me nervous to change storage policies while this is showing.  This is happening for ...
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  • refuse external storage for vsan clusterin VMware vSAN

    Good, can Vsan be implemented by taking advantage of a Lenovo v3700 cab connected by Direct Attach fiber to a node as storage to the vsan cluster?   Thanks
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  • vSAN policies on vSphere Client Flash GUIin VMware vSAN

    Hi Folks,   If you someone can reiterate explain to me what primary/ secondry lvl mean would highly appreciate your help         Thanks in Advance
    SrVMwarer
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  • vSAN Health Alarm 'Hosts with connectivity issuesin VMware vSAN

    Hello, A couple of times this week we have had the errors below on a host in a cluster: 'vSAN Health Alarm 'Hosts with connectivity issues' 'vSAN Health Alarm 'Stats master election' We find the NICs look ok on the ho...
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  • vSAN Stretched Cluster with With Traffic Seperationin VMware vSAN

    Author : William Rogers URL : http:////docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/6.7/com.vmware.vsphere.vsan-planning.doc/GUID-03204C22-C069-4A18-AD96-26E1E1155D21.html Topic Name : Configure Network Interface for Witness ...
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  • VSAN disk group failure "Propagated permanent disk failure in disk group"in VMware vSAN

    Hi All,   I have a VSAN setup with 4 nodes(all flash VSAN) each host has only one disk group(1 * 1 TB for cache & 2 *1 TB for capacity).   In one host---> we had an issue as "Propagated permanent di...
    ManivelR
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  • changing storage policies of VM from FTT2 to FTT1in VMware vSAN

    we are planning to perform a change of a storage policies of  a VM from  FTT2 to FTT1.   Is this change can be performed while VM is powered on and can it be done through fly with out effecting the pe...
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  • planning for a DR event with vSANin VMware vSAN

    Hi everyone, we are utilizing vSAN 6.x  for our production server environment. We have 5 host. We just had a major event where 2 disk needed to be replaced. We replaced those disk and then a resync of data kicked...
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  • Configuration suggestion for vSANin VMware vSAN

    Dear friends, I have a question on assembling a vSAN cluster with 7 servers. My servers are a bit old, HPE DL360 and DL380 both generation 7 with P410i RAID controller (SAS 6Gb/s) that does not allow passthrough mode,...
    marcelovvm
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  • When I enablein VMware vSAN

    Hello,   I have a rebalance warning in vsan so enabled 'Automatic Rebalance' under VSAN Advanced Configuration.   After I apply this, I get an error in Skyline Health - 'vSAN extended configuration in sync...
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  • LSI 9207-8i storcli for ESXi 6.7.0 u1 VSANin VMware vSAN

    Hi All,   I was using H710P DELL RAID controller(VSAN disks was in RAID 0) and just replaced the H710P with LSI 9207-8i HBA cards.After replacing the HBA LSI card,automatically all the VSAN disks detected under ...
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  • UCSB-MRAID12G-HE disk queue length?in VMware vSAN

    Hi, I’m most of the way through rebuilding my home lab and have swapped to Cisco UCS M4 generation gear and am also using UCS manager. I’m continuing to run VMWare vSAN so tracked down the required UCSB-MR...
    DRAGONKZ
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  • Nested All Flash Inputin VMware vSAN

    Hey all,   I know this is a worn out topic with plenty of hits online, but I can't seem to find anything specific to all flash.  Below is my output of vdq and you can see that I've set all the disks to isSS...
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