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in iSCSI Datastore - 18 May, 2016
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In this post we will continue to discuss Implementing Complex Storage Solutions here are the objectives from the blueprint that i am going to cover: Create / Configure multiple VMkernels for use with iSCSI port binding LUN masking using PSA-related commands Lab Setup: Using VMware workstation: Microsoft Servers 2012R2 for Services (DNS , DHCP, etc…) […]

in blueprint - 12 May, 2016
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We are now in the second section of the blueprint , this section is the storage part (my favorite) and in the following posts we are going to discuss how we deploy and manage a vSphere 6.x storage infrastructure We are going to discuss the following objective from the blueprint : Determine use cases for […]

in blueprint - 12 Jan, 2016
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In this post we will continue covering the storage objective from the blueprint. The following are the blueprint objective: NFS: Differentiate NFS 3.x and 4.1 capabilities Connect an NFS 4.1 datastore using Kerberos RDM: Differentiate Physical Mode RDMs and Virtual Mode RDMs Create a Virtual/Physical Mode RDM Configure Bus Sharing Configure Multi-writer locking SIOC: (i […]

in blueprint - 11 Jan, 2016
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In this post we will continue covering the storage objective from the blueprint(almost done :-)). Again I will NOT follow the order of blueprint objective but i will cover all of them.Some of the task we already did in previous posts look at my posts regrading iSCSI and NFS datastore. The following are the blueprint objective: Describe […]

in blueprint - 09 Jan, 2016
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In this post we will continue covering the storage objective from the blueprint.To Better understand this objective I think we need to change the order and also some stuff in the list are redundant, so I will not follow subject by subject. The following are the blueprint objective: Explain common multi-pathing components Differentiate APD and […]

in blueprint - 07 Jan, 2016
by mordi - 4 comments

In this post we will continue covering the storage objective from the blueprint. In the previous post we setup our vSAN storage and now we will disucss the following: VSAN: Collect vSAN Observer output Explain vSAN failure domains functionality Enable/Disable Virtual SAN Fault Domains Configure Storage Policies VVOL: Explain VVOL architectural components Determine the role […]

in blueprint - 06 Jan, 2016
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In this post we will continue covering the storage objective from the blueprint. Again I will NOT follow the order of blueprint objective but i will cover all of them. The following are the blueprint objective: Explain VSAN and VVOL architectural components Determine the role of storage providers in VSAN Determine the role of storage providers in […]

in iSCSI Datastore - 03 Jan, 2016
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In this post we will continue implement Storage in our lab and cover the blueprint objective. For the following subjects i will not be able to demonstrate in my home lab since i use VMware workstation or just dont have the actual Hardware. but We can get more information from VMware storage document: Configure/Edit hardware/dependent hardware initiators […]

in iSCSI Datastore - 02 Jan, 2016
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Finally my favorite subject!!! ,In this post we will continue covering the objective from the blueprint and now its time for the storage part. Some of the objective in this post are related to the previous post adding “iSCSI datastore to my lab”  http://vpentathlon.com/adding-iscsi-datastore-to-my-lab/ so i will point some objective to that post. For this post we […]