Create vSAN disk groups on each host providing storage to the vSAN datastore for your ROBO deployment.

About this task

Procedure

  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01vc01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. 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 nyc01vc01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Click on the NYC01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. Under Virtual SAN, click Disk Management.
  5. Click nyc01esx02.rainpole.local and click 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 nyc01esx03.rainpole.local and nyc01esx04.rainpole.local.
  8. Assign a license to vSAN.
    1. Right click the NYC01 cluster and select Assign License.
    2. In the NYC01 - Assign License window select the previously added VSAN License and click OK.