Deploy VMware vSAN – Part 3

Now we go enable vSAN.

To enable vSAN browse to the appropriate cluster in the vSphere client and click the Configure tab. Expand vSAN and select Services, vSAN is turned off by default so click Configure.


Select the vSAN configuration and click Next.


You can enable Deduplication and  Compression for your virtual SAN cluster. vsan3


Under Claim disks page select the disks to use in the vSAN configuration and click Next.vsan4

Configure any required fault domains here and then click Next.vsan5

Review the Virtual SAN settings.vsan6

The deduplication and compression can be configured after initial setup. The vSAN menu options in the cluster Monitor tab also provide a number of good monitoring tools and dashboards.

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