Running vSphere IaaS Control Plane on vSAN Stretched Cluster provides instructions and best practices for deploying a Supervisor on a vSAN stretched cluster and configuring high availability (HA) for workloads running on VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ clusters.

The best practices and recommended settings in this guide are derived from the vSAN Stretched Cluster Guide. You should also follow the instructions and recommendations provided in the vSAN Stretched Cluster Guide to deploy a vSAN stretched cluster in your environment.

To run vSphere IaaS control plane on vSAN stretched cluster, first deploy a vSAN stretched cluster, then follow the recommended best practices in Running vSphere IaaS Control Plane on vSAN Stretched Cluster.

Intended Audience

This information is intended for vSphere administrators, who want to deploy vSphere IaaS control plane on a vSAN stretched cluster and configure HA for VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ and Supervisor VMs. vSphere administrators must have experience with:

  • vSphere
  • vSAN stretched clusters
  • vSphere DRS
  • vSphere HA
  • Virtual Machine Storage Policies
  • vSphere IaaS control plane
  • VMware Tanzu™ Kubernetes Grid™ on Supervisor
  • Tanzu Kubernetes releases
  • NSX Advanced Load Balancer
  • VMware NSX®

Intermediate to advanced knowledge is required about the following technologies:

  • Kubernetes