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How to Run vSAN Proactive Test


In this series of vSAN, In last post we have successfully configured the vSAN cluster. If you haven’t configured vSAN or don’t know much about vSAN then suggest you to check the links at the end of this post for more details on vSAN. In this post we will look …

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How to Configure vSAN Step by Step

Configure vsan

In this series of vSAN we already know now what is vSAN and how it works. vSAN provides the storage policies which is then assigned to each vm or vmdk object. vSAN storage policies we have discussed in the last post. If you haven’t visited yet links are available in …

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How to Create vSAN VMkernel Step by Step

create vsan vmkernel

vSAN requires the VMkernel for the networking. Every host participating in vSAN Cluster must have 1 VMkernel dedicated for vSAN. It is recommended to use the separate traffic link for the vSAN instead of using it with the existing management or VM network. So in order to create a VMkernel …

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vSAN : Storage Policies

vsan storage policies

As we already know that vSAN is an software defined storage solution. So you might be thinking how you can manage virtual machines on the vSAN, answer to that is using the vm storage policies. vSAN comes with a large set of storage policies where we can configure different storage …

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vSAN : Deduplication and Compression


In this series of vSAN as of now we know what is vSAN and how it works. vSAN is an software defined storage where virtual machines are stored as an objects. vSAN works on storage policies where you can create a multiple storage policies based on the requirements and assign …

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vSAN : Objects and Components

vsan objects and components

vSAN is an software defined storage solution. vSAN utilizes the ESXi Hosts local disks as an storage and pool them to make one datastore i.e vsanDatastore. In our previous post we have seen on Disk groups on vSAN. In this post we will be looking at Objects and Components of …

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vSAN : What is Disk Group ?

vsan disk groups

VMware vSAN is an software defined storage solution from VMware to eliminate the need of the additional storage boxes using the local server storage. In simple word vSAN abstracts the local storage of ESXi hosts & make a pool of it to be used as an shared storage which is …

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