Tag Archives: VSAN

Useful tools on how to troubleshoot Virtual SAN (vSAN)

During VMworld this year, I attended at nice session on vSAN troubleshooting tips. There are some tools that help us to find a root of problem: esxcli RVC Health Check vSAN Observer vRealize Operations Manager vRealize Log Insight esxcli There are some commands as below examples: esxcli vsan network list - Verify which VMkernel adapters are used for… Read More »

What's new in VMware VSAN 6.2?

On September 2015 VMware released VSAN 6.1. VMware has just announced the newest version of VSAN - 6.2 (I think it will be released in March)! VMware really works hard to improve VSAN... This version provides some long-awaited features and improvements as follows: Space efficiency - deduplication (fixed block 4KB) and compression (after deduplication, only block than can… Read More »

What's new in VMware VSAN 6.1?

Now during VMworld 2015 US, VMware announced Virtual SAN 6.1 with the following most important new features: Virtual SAN Stretched Cluster - at last! With VSAN 6.1 you can build a stretched VMware cluster! The cluster can be spread across 2 sites with a witness (virtual appliance) at a 3rd site. This is really similar solution to a… Read More »