Chapter 3. VSAN Installation and Configuration

This chapter describes in detail the installation and configuration process, as well as all initial preparation steps that you might need to consider before proceeding with a VSAN cluster deployment. You will find information on how to correctly set up network and storage devices, as well as some helpful tips and tricks on how to deploy the most optimal VSAN configuration.

VSAN Networking

Network connectivity is the heart of any VSAN cluster. VSAN cluster hosts use the network for virtual machine (VM) I/O but also to communicate their state between one another. Consistent and correct network configuration is key to a successful VSAN deployment. Because the majority of disk I/O will either come from ...

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