Category Archives: encryption

Disk format change going from 6.x to vSAN 6.6?


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Internally I received a comment around the upgrade to 6.6 and the disk format version change. When you upgrade to 6.6 also the version of  disk changes, it goes to version 5. In the past with these on-disk format changes a data move was needed and the whole disk group would be reformat. When going […]

Disk format change going from 6.x to vSAN 6.6?” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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VMware vSAN 6.6 demo: vSAN Encryption


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Yesterday I posted a quick video overview of a couple new features that are part of vSAN 6.6. (haven’t seen it, go watch that one first!) I mentioned in that demo that I would potentially do one on Encryption. As I had over a dozen people asking already I figured I would throw a demo […]

VMware vSAN 6.6 demo: vSAN Encryption” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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The difference between VM Encryption in vSphere 6.5 and vSAN encryption


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More and more people are starting to ask me what the difference is between VMCrypt aka VM Encryption and the beta feature we announced not to long ago called vSAN Encryption. (Note, we announced a beta, no promises were made around dates or actual releases or releasing of the feature.) Both sounds very much the […]

The difference between VM Encryption in vSphere 6.5 and vSAN encryption” originally appeared on Yellow-Bricks.com. Follow me on twitter – @DuncanYB.

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