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18 04, 2018

What is new in vSAN 6.7

By | 2018-04-18T21:42:09+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Storage, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

This blog post is mainly about What is new in vSAN 6.7. But this week (17th of April) VMware launches their 6.7 versions of their vSphere portfolio. A list of VMware products was launched with the version 6.7. Main products are vSphere, vCenter, vRealize Operations Manager and vSAN. In the next days will try to [...]

16 03, 2018

Fix wrong vSAN Cluster partitions

By | 2018-03-16T18:51:58+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Storage, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

My vSAN was getting some warnings about vSAN cluster partitions. Checking my vSAN partitions, I notice vSAN has some Cluster partitions. As we can notice in the above image, we have two different partitions. To understand why we need to check in each ESXi vSAN Cluster. Connect to ESXi trough ssh and starting to run [...]

15 03, 2018

vSAN remove host vpxa agent

By | 2018-03-16T19:06:31+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Backups, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

Today in my nested vSAN I had a dead ESXi host with a PSOD. Since I had some issues with one of my Storage disks, I think is the cause of this nested ESXi issue. I restore the nested VM with a Veeam Backup. Afterward, the ESXi host was not possible to connect to the [...]

24 02, 2018

Runecast Analyzer first full Review

By | 2018-03-13T12:44:24+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Olher, Partners, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

Before this Runecast Analyzer first full Review, I had the opportunity to check Runecast, in its initial versions launched at the Beginning of 2017. Mainly when we had the vSphere 6.0 PSOD update 2, I use the tool to check any issues in our environment that could trigger this vSphere PSOD bug. I also use [...]

17 06, 2017

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment – Part II

By | 2018-03-04T23:18:46+00:00 June 17th, 2017|Storage, Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

In this second article How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment - Part II – Configure All-Flash vSAN Nested we will configure the vSAN in the vSphere Web Client. In Part I  – Create Nested vSphere 6.5 for vSAN 6.6 of this article we had to install and configure all the Nested ESXi hosts [...]

9 06, 2017

Veeam Backup & Replication is now certified by VMware on vSAN

By | 2018-03-13T12:44:19+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Backups, Storage, vSAN|0 Comments

Veeam Backup & Replication tool is now certified by VMware to work with vSAN and also vSphere ESXi. We can use Veeam to backup from vSAN and supported by Veeam since 2014, but now VMware recognizes and certified Veeam to use on their vSAN product. I think this is great news for Veeam and pretty [...]

13 05, 2017

How to create a Nested VMware vSAN 6.6 environment.

By | 2018-03-04T22:52:45+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Storage, Virtualization, vSAN|9 Comments

After many times postponed, this week I start implementing and testing correctly VMware vSAN 6.6 in my home lab. In this case will be the new All-Flash vSAN 6.6. What is VMware vSAN? "VMware vSAN (formerly Virtual SAN), is the industry-leading software powering Hyper-Converged Infrastructure solution. vSAN is a core building block for the Software-Defined [...]

16 08, 2016

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0 Update 2

By | 2018-03-13T12:46:36+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Virtualization, vSAN|0 Comments

Veeam has launch also a new update to is Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0. This new Veeam Backup & Replication 9.0 Update 2, will fix some issues(over 300 enhancements and bug fixes) that we all notice in the last year. Also some improvements. Main improvements: Support now for this products/versions Cisco HyperFlex HX-Series support for [...]