Category Archives: u2

Adding a fifth (virtual) ESXi host to vCenter Foundation


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When running a 4 node stretched cluster environment it should be possible to use “cheaper” vCenter Server licenses, namely vCenter Foundation. One of the limitations of vCenter Foundation is that you can only manage 4 hosts with it. This is where some customers who wanted to manage a stretched cluster hit some issues. The issue […]

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Getting a 404 error with the Host Client


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Just a short post. I was getting a 404 error with the Host Client when hitting https://<ip of esxi host>/ui. No clue what it was caused by. I re-installed the latest version of the host client but that didn’t solve it. Then I noticed that my endpoints.conf had “/ local” missing. You can check that as […]

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vMSC and Disk.AutoremoveOnPDL on vSphere 6.x and higher


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I have discussed this topic a couple of times, and want to inform people about a recent change in recommendation. In the past when deploying a stretched cluster (vMSC) it was recommended by most storage vendors and by VMware to set Disk.AutoremoveOnPDL to 0. This basically disabled the feature that automatically removes LUNs which are […]

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Here you go, VSAN 6.2 GA!


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We’ve been talking about if for a while now, but last night the moment finally arrived… VSAN 6.2 aka vSphere 6.0 Update 2 was released. I am not going to go in to any level of depth here, as I have written many posts on the subject of VSAN 6.2 already, and so has my friend […]

Here you go, VSAN 6.2 GA!” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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