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. In this post, I will be covering the process to create a VSAN Cluster using configuration wizard.

Procedure to deploy VSAN Cluster

Login to vSphere Web Client. Click on Cluster –> Manage –> Settings –> General. Click on Configure.ScreenshotSelect Disk Claiming option to Automatic / Manual depending on your requirement. As we are deploying a simple VSAN Cluster, Choose Do not configure under Fault Domain and Stretched cluster.Screenshot-1You should have SAN Traffic enabled on port group on all the host participating in VSAN Cluster.Screenshot-2Mark the disks connected to hosts for Cache Tier or Capacity Tier. Click Next.Screenshot-3Click on Finish.Screenshot-4

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This conclude the deployment of VSAN Cluster using VSAN Configuration wizard in VSAN 6.2. I hope this is informative for you. Thanks for reading !!!. Be social and share it in social media, if you feel worth sharing it.