Category Archives: 6.0u1

Stretched Clusters: Disable failover of specific VMs during full site failure


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Last week at VMworld when presenting on Virtual SAN Stretched Clusters someone asked me if it was possible to “disable the fail-over of VMs during a full site failure while allowing a restart during a host failure”. I thought about it and said “no, that is not possible today”. Yes you can “disable HA restarts” […]

Stretched Clusters: Disable failover of specific VMs during full site failure” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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SMP-FT support for Virtual SAN ROBO configurations


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When we announced Virtual SAN 2-node ROBO configurations at VMworld we received a lot of great feedback and responses. A lot of people asked if SMP-FT was supported in that configuration. Apparently many of the customers using ROBO still have legacy applications which can use some form of extra protection against a host failure etc. […]

SMP-FT support for Virtual SAN ROBO configurations” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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