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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 [...]

19 03, 2016

Dell Equalogic PS6000 – How to upgrade Array firmware and Hard Disk

By | 2020-02-11T12:43:32+01:00 March 19th, 2016|Storage|4 Comments

In this article, we talk about how to update the firmware(Arrays and disks) of a Dell EqualLogic PS6000. Since this disks firmware needs at least Array firmware 6.x version and we are running 7.x, I decided to update the disk first, then update the Arrays firmware to 8x. So in this article, we will  upgrading [...]

16 01, 2016

How to install and Enable VAAI NetApp® NFS Plug-in in VMware

By | 2017-12-30T02:50:12+01:00 January 16th, 2016|Storage, VMware|0 Comments

Lets start to have a small explanation what is VAAI(vStorage API for Array Integration ) and what are the benefits using it. VAAI is an API framework in VMware that enable some Storage tasks. It first presented in ESXi 4.1, but only after 5.x supports hardware acceleration with NAS storage devices. Allows certain I/O operations [...]