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

Procedure

  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.

      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.
    1. Open an SSH connection to the ESXi host mgmt01esx01.sfo01.rainpole.local.
    2. Log in using the following credentials. 

      Setting

      Value

      User name

      root

      Password

      esxi_root_user_password

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

      esxcli vsan policy getdefault




    4. Modify the default vSAN storage policy to force provisioning of vSAN datastore. 
      esxcli vsan policy setdefault -c vdisk -p "((\"hostFailuresToTolerate\" i1))"
      esxcli vsan policy setdefault -c vmnamespace -p "((\"hostFailuresToTolerate\" i1))"
      esxcli vsan policy getdefault