Quick Graphic that details the minimum number of nodes, capacity usage for each FTT- Failure to Tolerate and FTM – Failure to Tolerance Method within VMware vSAN.
Upgrading VCSA and PSC from 6.0 to 6.5
With the release of vSphere 6.5 I thought it would be a good idea to upgrading my test labs VCSA and External PSCs to the latest and greatest. To start it has been known for a while that this is not an in place upgrade but rather a migration so you will need an interim IP address in… Continue reading Upgrading VCSA and PSC from 6.0 to 6.5
Repointing vCenter PSC after PSC Node Failure
A Colleague recently asked me that was the reason in configuring two PSCs with our management environment as they are not fully redundant without a load balancer sitting in front of them in a multi PSC deployment. I explained that there is replication between both PSC’s and in the event of the primary PSC failing that with a simple CLI command… Continue reading Repointing vCenter PSC after PSC Node Failure
Upgrading Hosts beyond ESXi 6.0 U2
With the rollout of ESX6.0 Update 2 (build number 362759) VMware has bundled a new VIB for the VMware VSAN in the update. Previously there was no VSAN VIB included the ESXi Image and if you trying to upgrade your host using esxcli with this command esxcli software vib update -d “/vmfs/volumes/bnesx03-localstorage/ESXi-6.0.0-4192238-6.0.10.zip” Tthe process will fail with this error… Continue reading Upgrading Hosts beyond ESXi 6.0 U2