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vSAN Encryption

vSAN provides feature to encrypt the data at rest. Below are pre-requisites to enable vSAN encryption – You will need a Key Management Server (KMS) vCenter should establish a trusted connection with the KMS server and vice versa User should have privileges on vCenter :Host.Inventory.EditClusterCryptographer.ManageEncryptionPolicyCryptographer.ManageKMSCryptographer.ManageKeys To enable encryption, Go to cluster -> Configure tab -> […]

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vSAN Evacuation pre-check for Node, Diskgroup OR Disk

You can do a precheck for a vSAN Host, disk or diskgroup evacuation with with evacuate all data, ensure accessibility or no action options. vSAN ESXi host Evacuation Pre-check To fetch the UUID of the vSAN cluster hosts :-[root@esxi-1:~] cmmds-tool find -t HOSTNAME owner=5bc74ddf-6e77-df6b-1442-005056016fc3(Health: Healthy) uuid=5bc74ddf-6e77-df6b-1442-005056016fc3 type=HOSTNAME rev=0 minHostVer=0 [content = (“esxi-2.labs.org”)], errorStr=(null)owner=5bc74de0-dd5b-9199-e5ea-005056016fbb(Health: Healthy) uuid=5bc74de0-dd5b-9199-e5ea-005056016fbb […]

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vPostgres Database useful commands

Command to connect vPostgres : /opt/vmware/vpostgres/current/bin/psql -d VCDB -U postgres We can also connect with the vPostgres database using pgAdmin tool : vPostgres configuration related files :- /storage/db/vpostgres/pg_hba.conf – This config file stores the information about the users that can connect to the database. It also stores the info about the information about from where […]