vSAN disk groups must be created on each host that is contributing storage to the vSAN datastore.

1

Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

In the Navigator, select Hosts and Clusters and expand the mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.

3

Click on the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.

4

Under Virtual SAN, click Disk Management.

5

Click on mgmt01esx02.sfo01.rainpole.local and click on the Create a New Disk Group button.

6

In the Create Disk Group window, select a flash disk for the cache tier, two hard disk drives for the capacity tier and click OK.

7

Repeat steps 5 and 6 for mgmt01esx03.sfo01.rainpole.local and mgmt01esx04.sfo01.rainpole.local.

8

Assign a license to vSAN.

a

Right Click the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster and select Assign License.

b

In the SFO01-Mgmt01 - Assign License window select the previously added VSAN License and click OK.