Chapter 12. Amazing Smoothies Day 6: New Hardware

There is no better day in a vSphere admin’s life than when there is new hardware on hand to expand the vSphere cluster! After all, a bigger cluster means that business is expanding and that the resources required, as well as redundancy requirements, have gotten greater. Or perhaps you are much like the author of this book and you just like the feel of newer, faster, and more awesome hardware (read: shiny toys).

In this chapter, Amazing Smoothies needs to grow one of their branch offices from a single host into a clustered solution with shared storage and vMotion. As the Amazing Smoothies administrator, you are going to knock this out with vCenter Orchestrator (vCO). Specifically, we will be doing ...

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