• Proactive rebalance via RVC (vsan.proactive_rebalance)in VMware vSAN

    Hello, I just started dabbling with vsan.proactive_rebalance as it gives me much better control over a proactive rebalance versus performing the rebalance via the vsphere web client.   Question:  Does anyo...
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  • Slow vSAN (Nested setup)in VMware vSAN

    Hi,   I have an e200-8d with a nested ESXi setup and configured each of the 3 ESXi hosts with one disk (M.2) and another disk (2.5 SATA HDD 5400rpm).   I configured vSAN to use the M.2 disk for cache and t...
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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...
    singhraj
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  • Stretched Clusterin VMware vSAN

    Hello,   I have 3 servers in Site 1 and 3 servers in Site 2 connected through 10G L2 with HDD disks for capacity and SSD for caching. Can we configure stretched cluster between sites? can we use RAID1 with stret...
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  • slack space for 3-Node vSAN clusterin VMware vSAN

    Hi all,   We are going to setup 3 Node vSAN cluster with essential plus licensing. All three nodes will be installed in remote office and vCenter essential appliance will be part of the same 3 Node vSAN cluster....
    suhag79
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  • vSAN 6.6 (multicast)in VMware vSAN

    Hi, Is there a prefromance  degregration between vSAN multicast or Unicast ? In which case vSAN mulitcast should be used ?
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  • restore data from a single vmdk componentin VMware vSAN

    Hi I have a 3 hosts vSAN cluster and my vms are deployed with FTT=1. Now I assum that VM1 is deployed with a vmdk copy in host1, the second copy in host2 and the witness in host3. If I loose host1 and 3 my VM is de...
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  • vSAN on vSphere essential plus ESXi hostsin VMware vSAN

    Hi,   Is vSAN compatible with ESXi hosts having essential plus kit licenses. We know we can have 3 hosts max with essential plus kit but want to make sure if vSAN can be installed on essential plus kit hosts. &#...
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  • Deduplication / Compression - Thick Objectsin VMware vSAN

    Hello Everyone,   We  have a 500TB+ vSAN consisting of SSD capacity drives.  I am presently only seeing a dedupe/compression savings of around 12TB and a 1.04x ratio. USED BEFORE: 329TB USED AFTER: ...
    BillyK66
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  • vSAN 2 node direct connect setup all health checks pass on cluster but witness host cannot communicate with the nodes in vSAN enabled clusterin VMware vSAN

    Sorry for the long subject line, but I wanted to be clear on the issue.   I have deployed vCenter 6.7, and I have two HP DL360 Gen 10 boxes that I'm installing vSphere 6.7 on.  These 2 boxes have hardware t...
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  • Turn off VSANin VMware vSAN

    I'm upgrading the infrastructure and I need to take the last host off from a cluster with VSAN enabled; basically it's a group of disks contained within a host, within a cluster with no other host in it. I thought abo...
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  • VSAN 6.7 and Optane Disk: Low Performancein VMware vSAN

    I got a 4 nodes VSAN Cluster VSphere 6.7.0  8169922:   Model:  HP DL380 GEN10 RAM/node:  164 GB 1 disk group per host, w. 1 INTEL OPTANE P4800X 375 GB  for caching  plus 7 SSD 1,8 GB&...
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  • if controller doesn't support passthroughin VMware vSAN

    Hi everyone, I have a trouble with a PERC H740P RAID Controller wich does not support the passthrough mode. Do you know if is it possible to try a workaround ... or do I need to replace it?
    Luca82
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  • Rebalance storage load due to unused space <30% - Describe performance and/or availability impactin VMware vSAN

    We have a VSAN 6.5 with 9 nodes which is currently at 69% storage utilization and 204TB, with +320 VMs. Future growth is a bit difficult to predict.   According to VMware sizing guidelines;   Keep at le...
    Gauteal
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  • objtool delete failure: Operation already in progressin VMware vSAN

    Hi all,   Having a strange issue with a 6.2 vSAN POC cluster.   I'm trying to remove unassociated objects using objtool however I'm getting the following:   [root@hostname:~] /usr/lib/vmware/osfs/bin...
    martinriley
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  • VSAN Alerts when performing maintenancein VMware vSAN

    Hi all,   I cant remember in VSAN 6.6 but in 6.2 when you place a host in maintenance mode, and the host reboots you naturally get all the vSAN health alarms, object health, DB object failed etc.   The big...
    ludz1
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  • Very High pNIC inbound packet loss rate counters... host issue or switch issue?in VMware vSAN

    Hi,   I've just rebuilt my all flash vSAN cluster on version 6.7 and swapped to 10Gb NICs and switches and I am seeing very high pNIC inbound packet loss rate counters on all my hosts (under host, monitor, perfo...
    DRAGONKZ
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  • OVF/OVAin VMware vSAN

    how to set static IP in OVA/OVF file before deploy
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  • NVMe + SSD combination: caching writes or both reads and writesin VMware vSAN

    Hello,   I have a question regarding using NVMe as caching device, and SSDs as capacity devices.   Is this some variant of Hybrid or All-flash implementation, regarding caching? I mean, is NVMe used for ca...
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  • FTT=0 and RAID=1in VMware vSAN

    vSAN 6.5 4 Node Cluster Each node has 1 SSD and 2 Capacity disk FTT=0 RAID=1   Had a disk failure in node 4, Did we lose data? or with RAID=1 we have the mirred it to another host? Please help.
    piseema
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  • Enabling Compression and DeDupin VMware vSAN

    Hi, We have a vSAN up and running on 6.5, but compression and DeDup has been left disabled. I like to enable this, but im not sure of the impact on doing this.   The vSan has about 400TBs available and current...
    TomThwaites
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  • system logsin VMware vSAN

    Gents, I have almost completed configuration of my 1st vSAN ROBO, the last step is to configure log folders for each esxi hosts. There is no issue to put path for the 1st host in syslog.globallogDir as per link but ...
    AJiyenbayev
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  • vSAN vCenter Migrationin VMware vSAN

    Hi All,   I'm just looking for some clarification on a few things before migrating some of our hosts to a new vCenter.   We have multiple vSAN clusters with distributed switches. To migrate the hosts to ...
    athurston
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  • Where to install ESX?in VMware vSAN

    Hi everyone, I need to install a vSAN on a PowerEdge R740XD equipped with 1 SSD for caching and 2 HDD for capacity. Now I am considering to use a USB to boot ESX or to add a new HDD. My question is: if I use an entire...
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  • Problem with VM on VSANin VMware vSAN

    Hi,  I've got one, maybe two, VMs on my VSAN and apparently there is something wrong with them.   Focus on the first one as I have exhausted my knowledge of how to fix this.   The VM is working fine.&...
    billdossett
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  • Thoughts about upgrading to vSAN 6.7in VMware vSAN

    Recently we have noticed about the new version of vSAN, vSAN 6.7. Anybody has installed/upgraded OK?   I have a working solution with: vCSA Appliance Version: 6.50 - 5705665 ESXi Host Version: 6.5.0 - 5310538 vS...
    ToniCapablo
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  • Connect VMware vSAN dual 10G NIC nodes to Cisco Nexus 5548UP using vPCin VMware vSAN

    Hello!   I have 4-Node (Intel S2600TPR) Hybrid Hyperconverged Cluster connected to 2xCisco Nexus 5548UP Switches with L3 modules. Each node has 2x1Gbps NICs (Intel I350 onboard, not unused) and 2x10 Gbps NICs (...
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  • vSAN 2 nodes - a Host not responding with VM UPin VMware vSAN

    Hi all,   I'm in situation with a 2 nodes cluster vSAN, and one of host is shown as "Not responding". >Some VM still running on this host. > All vmkping are OK between 2 hosts > Reconnect Host is Fai...
    hybb
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  • Mixing different size Disk groups on same hostin VMware vSAN

    Hi,   we currently have 4 nodes with a 800gb cache and two 1.92TB capacity disks, If I want to add a second Disk group to the host, can it consist of a 800 gb cache and two 3.84 TB disks?   i.e on each hos...
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  • VSAN 6.5 Storage Providers all offlinein VMware vSAN

    Got a strange one here...   I noticed some error messages during my backup and they pointed to no Storage Providers.   Check my vcenter -> configure -> storage providers and vsan providers on all my ...
    billdossett
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