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L. PatrãoVMware vSphere Essentialshttps://doi.org/10.1007/979-8-8688-0208-9_19

19. vSphere High Availability (HA)

Luciano Patrão1  
Selfkant, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

VMware vSphere High Availability (HA) is one of the most important features in vCenter and is a significant and extensive feature in your VMware environment. This chapter explores what vSphere HA is, how it works, and some of its key benefits.

19.1 What Is vSphere HA?

vSphere HA is a vital component of the vSphere platform, providing cost-effective high availability for business-critical applications. vSphere HA protects your virtual machines from host failures by restarting them on other ...

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