Category Archives: u1

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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New beta of the vSphere 5.5 U1 Hardening Guide released


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Mike Foley just announced the new release of the vSphere 5.5 U1 Hardening Guide. Note that it is still labeled as a “beta” as Mike is still gathering feedback, however the document should be finalized first week of June. For those concerned about security, this is an absolute must read! As always, before implementing ANY […]

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One versus multiple VSAN disk groups per host


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I received two questions on the same topic this week so I figured it would make sense to write something up quickly. The questions were around an architectural decision for VSAN, one versus multiple VSAN disk groups per host. I have explained the concept of disk groups already in various posts but in short this […]

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How long will VSAN rebuilding take with large drives?


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I have seen this question popping up various times now where people want to know how long VSAN rebuilding will take with large drives. And it was something that was asked on twitter as well today, and I think there are some common misconceptions out there when it comes to rebuilding. Maybe this tweet summarizes […]

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