This vSphere Storage Appliance Installation and Administration Guide is updated with each release of the product or when necessary.

This table provides the update history of the vSphere Storage Appliance Installation and Administration Guide.

Revision

Description

EN-000835-05

In Considerations for Brownfield Installation, corrected the file path.

EN-000835-04

Minor corrections.

EN-000835-03

Minor corrections.

EN-000835-02

Removed the "Enable the VSA Manager Plug-In in the vSphere Web Client" section as it is no longer relevant in the current version of the vSphere Web Client.

In Enable VSA Access for the vSphere Web Client, corrected the tab name.

EN-000835-01

Added note in Differences Between VSA Clusters and Storage Area Networks.

Removed supported configuration information and put it in the release notes.

In Create a VSA Cluster, added a step after completion of a network redundancy check to reconnect Ethernet ports.

In VSA Requirements, added the text "With the greenfield installation, all hosts use freshly installed ESXi, and have the default networking setup. With brownfield, you can use existing hosts that have non-default vSwitches and port groups, but must manually create/configure the port groups required by VSA."

Made correction to state that vCenter Server does not support having different versions of VSA Clusters or upgrading each cluster individually.

Clarified procedure order in Upgrade vSphere Storage Appliance Environment (5.1 and earlier).

In Uninstall VSA Manager, changed 'the VSA cluster status might become Offline, and the cluster becomes unavailable' to 'the VSA cluster status might become Offline, and the VSA storage becomes unavailable'.

In Considerations for Brownfield Installation, corrected the port group names to VM Network, Management Network, VSA-Front End, VSA-Back End, VSA-VMotion. Changed config.evc.baseline to evc.config.baseline and config.evc to evc.config.

Added that VMware Virtual Center Management Webservices needs to be restarted after a change.

Changed references from Tomcat to references to VMware Virtual Center Management Webservices throughout the document.

Minor revisions.

EN-000835-00

Initial release.