In the event of a site failure in Region B, the witness VM part of Region B is not available. This results in one fault domain being unavailable for the vSAN stretched cluster. To satisfy the provisioning of a VM with Site Recovery Manager, update the vSAN Default Storage Policy for the management cluster.
- Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
- Open a Web browser and go to https://sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
- Log in using the following credentials.
- From the Home menu, select Hosts and Clusters and expand the sfo01m01vc01.sfo01.rainpole.local tree.
- Select the sfo01-m01-mgmt01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
- Expand the vSAN menu and click Health and Performance.
- Under Performance Service is Turned ON, click vSAN Default Storage Policy.
The vSAN Default Storage Policy page appears.
- Click the Manage tab, and click Edit.
- In the Edit VM Storage Policy dialog box, select Rule-set 1, from the drop-down menu for Force provisioning select Yes, and click OK.
The vSAN Default Storage Policy: VM Storage Policy in Use dialog box appears.
- In the VM Default Storage Policy: vSAN Storage Policy in Use dialog box, from the drop-down menu select Manually later and click Yes.