Category Archives: 6.6.1

Doing maintenance on a Two-Node (Direct Connect) vSAN configuration


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I was talking to a partner and customer last week at a VMUG. They were running a two node (direct connect) vSAN configuration and had some issues during maintenance which were, to them, not easy to explain. What they did is they placed the host which was in the “preferred fault domain” in to maintenance […]

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vSAN 6.6.1 Performance Diagnostics Demo


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I was playing in my lab this morning and figured I would record a demo of a new feature which is part of vSAN 6.6.1. The Performance Diagnostics feature is aimed to help those running benchmarks to optimize their benchmarks, or optimize their vSAN configuration to reach their expected goals. Note that it is a […]

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Unbalanced Stretched vSAN Cluster


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I had this question a couple of times the past month so I figured I would write a quick post. The question that was asked is: Can I have an unbalanced stretched cluster? In other words: Can I have 6 hosts in Site A and 4 hosts in site B when using vSAN Stretched Cluster […]

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vSphere 6.5 U1 is out… and it comes with vSAN 6.6.1


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vSphere 6.5 U1 was released last night. It has some cool new functionality in there as part of vSAN 6.6.1 (I can’t wait for vSAN 6.6.6 to ship ;-)). There are a lot of fixes of course in 6.6.1 and U1, but as stated, there’s also new functionality: VMware vSphere Update Manager (VUM) integration Storage […]

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