vSAN

7 10, 2020

vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download

By | 2020-10-07T11:40:31+02:00 October 7th, 2020|VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the new vSphere and vSAN 7.0 update 1 that should be launched soon (October/November) by VMware. Since yesterday (6th of October), vSphere 7.0 U1 – GA is now available for download. You can read the previous blog post to get the full details about all the new [...]

24 09, 2020

What is new in vSphere and vSAN 7.0 U1

By | 2020-09-25T00:00:42+02:00 September 24th, 2020|VMware, vSAN|1 Comment

In the last week, VMware announced his first update for vSphere and vSAN 7.0. In this blog post, we will see What is new in vSphere and vSAN 7.0 U1. Important to notice that this is just the announcement and not the release yet. The official release should be set to October/November. I will not [...]

8 06, 2020

Runecast Analyzer v4.3.2 detailed review

By | 2020-06-08T03:33:28+02:00 June 8th, 2020|NSX, Partners, Runecast, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

After a while, I am back to the reviews of the Runecast Analyzer product. In this Runecast Analyzer v4.3.2 detailed review will check what is new and review all the new features and talk about a little bit about each feature and show how to use it. As a partner of this blog, I have [...]

8 03, 2020

How to update vSAN bypassing health check failed

By | 2020-03-08T18:48:42+01:00 March 8th, 2020|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

When we have a vSAN Cluster with non-compatible hardware health check block the use of VUM (VMware Update Manager) to update our vSAN Cluster. The same happens if we use a Nested vSAN (since Health Check will inform that iSCSI controller is not VMware supported). So in this blog post, we will learn how to [...]

27 04, 2018

vSAN fix for small magnetic disks

By | 2018-09-20T18:12:23+02:00 April 27th, 2018|Storage, VMware, vSAN|0 Comments

If you are using small magnetic disks in your vSAN than, smaller than 255 Gb, then you need a vSAN fix for small magnetic disks. If you do not change your vSAN settings to allow SSD disks smaller than 255Gb, your virtual machines that run on vSAN datastores might experience disk space issues. When vSAN [...]

18 04, 2018

What is new in vSAN 6.7

By | 2018-04-18T21:42:09+02:00 April 18th, 2018|Storage, VMware, 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 | 2020-08-09T19:17:15+02:00 March 16th, 2018|Storage, VMware, vSAN|2 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+01:00 March 15th, 2018|Backups, VMware, 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+01:00 February 24th, 2018|Olher, Partners, VMware, 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 | 2018-09-20T18:47:29+02:00 June 17th, 2017|Storage, VMware, 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 [...]