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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 TRIM/UNMAP

Automated UNMAP/TRIM feature is available in VSAN 6.7U1 onwards. However it is disabled by default, and has to be enabled. This feature is supported only on VMs with Hardware version 11 or later (Windows) and Hardware version 13 (Linux VMs). Virtual Machines needs to be Power cycled after enabling TRIM/UNMAP. Enabling TRIM/UNMAP on cluster is […]