Deploy two Node VSAN Cluster using VSAN Configuration Wizard – VSAN 6.2

With VSAN 6.2, VMware simplified the process of deploying VSAN Stretched and VSAN two host cluster. VSAN Stretched cluster allows to protect virtual machines across data centers where as 2-node VSAN is an excellent solution for remote office / branch office (ROBO) configuration. In both the scenarios, a dedicated witness host is required. Virtual SAN …

Deploy VSAN Cluster using VSAN Configuration Wizard – VSAN 6.2

VMware announced VSAN 6.2 with vSphere 6.0 Update 2. With VSAN 6.2 VMware simplified the configuration of VSAN Cluster using VSAN Configuration wizard. Using VSAN Configuration Wizard VSAN Cluster can be deployed in few clicks.  Configuration wizard will check all the necessary configuration related to network and disk and prompt in case of any issues. …

Virtual SAN 6.2 released with vSphere 6.0 U2

With the release of vSphere 6.0 U2, VMware release VSAN 6.2. Virtual SAN 6.2 introduces the following new features and enhancements : Deduplication and compression. Virtual SAN 6.2 supports deduplication and compression to eliminate duplicate data. This technique reduces the total storage space required to meet your needs. When you enable deduplication and compression on …

Deploying VSAN 6.1 Stretched Cluster

In VMware Virtual SAN 6.1, VMware introduced a new feature called VMware Virtual SAN Stretched Cluster with specific configuration implemented in environments where disaster / downtime avoidance is a key requirement. In VSAN Stretched cluster user deploy 2 active / active sites with equal number of hosts along with a witness host deployed in third …

Create All Flash VSAN Cluster

Introduction VMware Virtual SAN software provides the software-defined storage tier for VMware vSphere environments. VMware Virtual SAN is a hyper visor converged storage solution that creates a flash optimized, highly resilient shared data-store.  Being embedded within the VMware ESXi kernel, Virtual SAN lowers costs and offers performance similar to traditional SANs, virtual appliances, or external …

Step by Step to deploy 2-node VSAN Cluster

With Virtual SAN 6.1, VMware announced two new features. The first of these is VSAN Stretched cluster and the second is 2-node VSAN. VSAN Stretched cluster allows to protect virtual machines across data centers where as 2-node VSAN is an excellent solution for remote office / branch office (ROBO) configuration. In both the scenarios, a …

VSAN VROps Management Pack version 6.0.3 available

VSAN VROps Management Pack version 6.0.3 available VSAN VROps Management Pack version 6.0.3 released recently is supported for the latest release of VSAN, 6.1, as of this management pack officially. Management pack is available to download VMware Solution Exchange website. Installing VSAN vROPS Management Pack Login to vROPS using the credentials having appropriate rights to …

Deploying VSAN Cluster Step by Step

Deploying VMware Virtual SAN Cluster VMware Virtual SAN Cluster should certain requirements before deploying in production environment. VMware Virtual SAN 6.0 Requirements Login to VMWare Web Client Navigate to Cluster settings and click on General under Virtual SAN. Click on Edit   Check “Turn ON Virtual SAN”. Select Automatic or Manual mode for Adding disk …