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


  1. Log in to vCenter Server by using the vSphere Web Client.
    1. Open a Web browser and go to https://nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local/vsphere-client.
    2. Log in using the following credentials.



      User name




  2. In the Navigator, select Hosts and Clusters and expand the nyc01r01vc01.rainpole.local tree.
  3. Click the nyc01-r01-robo01 cluster and click the Configure tab.
  4. Under vSAN, click Disk Management.
  5. Select nyc01r01esx02.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 Step 5 and Step 6 for nyc01r01esx03.rainpole.local and nyc01r01esx04.rainpole.local.
  8. Assign a license to vSAN.
    1. Right Click the nyc01-r01-robo01 cluster and select Assign License.
    2. In the nyc01-r01-robo01- Assign License window, select the previously added Virtual SAN License and click OK.