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VMware vSAN – Study Guide

My first experience with vSAN goes back to 2019 when I worked as a virtualization consultant at APK in Iran. During that time, I had the opportunity to work on several projects involving vSAN, and it was truly an excellent experience. This positive encounter motivated me to pursue the vSAN 2017 certification and continuously try to stay updated and expand […]

Configure Security Features in vSAN

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. You can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide using the following link. In my earlier post, I covered various vSAN security features. You can find the post here. Now, I’d like to illustrate how to activate security features and adjust parameters within a vSAN cluster. […]

How to Exclude a Specific Disk from an Alert in Aria Operations?

Aria Operations is a powerful platform for monitoring, managing, and optimizing your VMware infrastructure. It provides valuable insights into the performance, capacity, and health of your virtual environment. One of its key features is its alerting system, which notifies administrators of potential issues or anomalies within the infrastructure. However, there are scenarios where you may need to exclude certain resources […]

Security features in a vSAN environment

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. You can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide using the following link. In this blog post, we will explore vSAN security features to protect your data from both internal and external threats and enhance the security of the vSAN Cluster. I have already mentioned some […]

Aria Operations 8.14: The Latest Enhancements and Changes

The latest release of VMware Aria Operations, version 8.14, was released on 19 October 2023 (5 days ago) with new features, capabilities, and important changes to improve your experience with the platform. I just updated my home lab to the latest version of Aria Operations and thought to write some of the noteworthy updates in this release. Transition to Cloud […]

vSAN’s features to optimize storage utilization

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. You can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide using the following link. In this blog post, we will explore vSAN storage space efficiency techniques to reduce the total storage required capacity and maximize the value of your resources. I have already mentioned some of them […]

vSAN’s resilience features and data availability

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. By using the following link, you can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide. In this post, we will explore vSAN’s resilience features and data availability mechanisms, showcasing how it helps you safeguard your data in a vSAN environment. vSAN Component States In vSAN, components can be […]

Manage vSAN storage policy

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. By using the following link, you can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide. In my previous two posts, I discussed vSAN policies and the various customization options offered by vSAN for configuring policies for your virtual machine objects. In this blog post, I will begin […]

vSAN Storage Policy – Part 2

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. By using the following link, you can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide. In the previous post, I provided an explanation about the first tab of the VM Storage policy, now I want to explain the rest of the VM Storage Policy and explore the […]

vSAN Storage Policy – Part 1

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. By using the following link, you can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide. In the previous post, we successfully configured a vSAN Cluster. Now, we are all set to create virtual machines in this cluster and utilize the vSAN datastore. One of the critical options […]

Configure a Standard vSAN Cluster (ESA)

This is part of the VMware vSAN guide post series. By using the following link, you can access and explore more objectives from the VMware vSAN study guide. The standard vSAN cluster, also known as a single-site cluster, serves as the primary deployment type for most organizations. It comprises a minimum of three hosts situated at the same site. This […]