You can view a graphical representation of the connection between the components of the VSA cluster.

Procedure

  1. In the vSphere Web Client, select the datacenter that accommodates the VSA cluster, click the Manage tab, and click VSA Manager.
  2. On the VSA Manager page, click Map.

    A graphical map of the cluster appears.

  3. View components or connections between components by selecting or deselecting the check boxes in the Map Relationships panel.

    Option

    Description

    Datastore to Replicas

    Shows the connection between a datastore and its exported volume and replica.

    Datastore to vSphere Storage Appliance

    Shows the connection between a datastore and the two VSA virtual machines that manage its exported volume and replica.

    Replica to vSphere Storage Appliance

    Shows the connection between a VSA virtual machine and the datastore volume that it manages.

    vSphere Storage Appliance to Host

    Shows the ESXi nodes and the VSA virtual machines that run on them.