vCenter High Availability (vCenter HA) protects vCenter Server against host and hardware failures. The active-passive architecture of the solution can also help you reduce downtime significantly when you patch the vCenter Server. You create a three-node cluster that contains Active, Passive and Witness nodes. vCenter Architecture Overview A vCenter HA cluster consists of three vCenter Server instances. The first instance, … Continue reading vCenter High Availability
This article provides information on recovering the parent virtual machine (and snapshot), when linked clone virtual machine is working and still exists in the pool. This can happen when the parent (golden/master, whatever you call it!!) virtual machine and snapshot of the pool is corrupted, deleted or is inaccessible. Resolution 1. Determining the MOID of … Continue reading Recovering existing linked clone parent/master virtual machine from replica
There may be times when you see some vSAN objects which are in an inaccessible state.Try to “Repair the absent or degraded vSAN objects immediately” or “Purge Inaccessible VM swap Objects” from VMWare vSAN Skyline Health option,and check if that helps. There’s a few reasons that objects could have been inaccessible, one being orphaned objects … Continue reading Deleting Inaccessible Objects from vSAN
After you have finished upgrading the vSAN hosts, you can perform the disk format upgrade. Prerequisites Verify that you are using the updated version of vCenter Server. Verify that you are using the latest version of ESXi hosts. Verify that the disks are in a healthy state. Navigate to the Disk Management page in the vSphere Web Client to verify the object … Continue reading Upgrade vSAN Disk Format Using vSphere Web Client
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