This step is to set the vSAN storage policy for the Platform Services Controller and vCenter Server appliances.

1

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

a

Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc51.lax01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.

b

Log in using the following credentials.

Setting

Value

User name

administrator@vsphere.local

Password

vsphere_admin_password

2

Reset the vSAN Storage Policy to default for the ESXi host that is used for bootstrap.

a

Open an SSH connection to the ESXi host mgmt01esx51.lax01.rainpole.local.

b

Log in using the following credentials. 

Setting

Value

User name

root

Password

esxi_root_user_password

c

Run the following command to determine the current vSAN storage policy.

esxcli vsan policy getdefault


d

Modify the default vSAN storage policy to force provisioning of vSAN datastore without generating errors.

esxcli vsan policy setdefault -c vdisk -p "((\"hostFailuresToTolerate\" i1))"
esxcli vsan policy setdefault -c vmnamespace -p "((\"hostFailuresToTolerate\" i1))"
esxcli vsan policy getdefault