You use the VSA Installer to deploy vSphere Storage Appliance and create a VSA cluster. A VSA cluster enables shared datastores that are connected to all hosts in the datacenter. The VSA Installer enables and configures vMotion and High Availability on the created VSA cluster.
- Assign a static IP address to the vCenter Server system.
- Clear all vCenter Server alarms for the hosts that you plan to add to the cluster.
- Ensure that you have the right number of static IP addresses available for you VSA cluster. For more information about IP address requirements, see VSA Cluster Requirements.