You can manually combine specific cache devices with specific capacity devices to define disk groups on a particular host.
In this method, you manually select devices to create a disk group for a host. You add one cache device and at least one capacity device to the disk group.
- Navigate to the vSAN cluster in the vSphere Web Client.
- Click the Configure tab.
- Under vSAN, click Disk Management.
- Select the host and click the Create a new disk group icon ().
Select the flash device to be used for cache.
From the Capacity type drop-down menu, select the type of capacity disks to use, depending on the type of disk group you want to create (HDD for hybrid or Flash for all-flash).
Select the devices you want to use for capacity.
- Click OK.
The new disk group appears in the list.