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

About this task


  1. Log in to the Management vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://mgmt01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  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.
    1. Right Click the SFO01-Mgmt01 cluster and select Assign License.
    2. In the SFO01-Mgmt01 - Assign License window select the previously added VSAN License and click OK.