Category: VSAN

Remove Disk Partition on VSAN

If you have added a device that contains residual data or partition information, you must remove all preexisting partition information from the device before you can claim it for vSAN use. VMware recommends adding clean devices...

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Storage Policies on vSAN

Throughout the life cycle of the Virtual Machine, profile-driven storage allows the administrator to check whether its underlying storage is still compatible. The reason why this is useful is that if the VM is migrated to a...

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Ruby vSphere Console (RVC): Part 1

The Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) is an interactive command-line console user interface for VMware vSphere and Virtual Center. The Ruby vSphere Console is based on the popular RbVmomi Ruby interface to the vSphere API. The Ruby...

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A number of customers have expressed a wish to limit the amount of I/O that a single VM can generate to a VSAN datastore. The main reason for this request is to prevent a high feed VM (or to be more precise, intense IOPS...

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Object Store File System

OSFS (Object Store File System) enables VMFS volumes to be mounted as a single datastore for each host. Data on a VSAN datastore is stored in the form of data containers called objects, which is distributed across the cluster....

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What is CLOMD in VSAN??

CLOMD (Cluster Level Object Manager Daemon) plays a key role in the operation of a vSAN cluster. It runs on every ESXi host and is responsible for new object creation, initiating repair of existing objects after failures, all...

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Core Dumps for VSAN

If your vSAN cluster uses encryption, and if an error occurs on the ESXi host, the resulting core dump is encrypted to protect customer data. Core dumps which is present in the vm-support package are also encrypted. Note: Core...

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