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vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 5 - Performance Service

The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to manage your VMware Virtual SAN environment with the Ruby vSphere Console. RVC is an interactive command line tool to control and automate your platform. If you are new to RVC, make sure to read the Getting Started with Ruby vSphere Console Guide. All commands are from the latest vSAN 6.6 version.

In the fifth part, I'm working with commands related to the vSAN performance service. These commands are used to enable and configure the vSAN Performance Service and gather performance related information.

  • vsan.perf.cluster_info
  • vsan.perf.resync_dashboard
  • vsan.perf.stats_object_create
  • vsan.perf.stats_object_info
  • vsan.perf.stats_object_delete
  • vsan.perf.stats_object_setpolicy
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    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 4 - Cluster Health

    The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to manage your VMware Virtual SAN environment with the Ruby vSphere Console. RVC is an interactive command line tool to control and automate your platform. If you are new to RVC, make sure to read the Getting Started with Ruby vSphere Console Guide. All commands are from the latest vSAN 6.6 version.

    In the fourth part, I'm working with commands related to the vSAN health plugin. These commands are only available when the Health Services are installed.

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    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 3 - Object Management

    The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to manage your VMware Virtual SAN environment with the Ruby vSphere Console. RVC is an interactive command line tool to control and automate your platform. If you are new to RVC, make sure to read the Getting Started with Ruby vSphere Console Guide. All commands are from the latest vSAN 6.6 version.

    The third part explains commands related to the object management in vSAN. These commands are used for troubleshooting or reconfiguration of objects. They also provide an insight on how vSAN works.

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    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 2 - Cluster-Administration

    The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to manage your VMware Virtual SAN environment with the Ruby vSphere Console. RVC is an interactive command line tool to control and automate your platform. If you are new to RVC, make sure to read the Getting Started with Ruby vSphere Console Guide. All commands are from the latest vSAN 6.6 version.

    The second part explains commands related to vSAN cluster administration tasks. These commands are required to gather information about ESXi hosts and the cluster itself. They also provide important information when you want to maintain your vSAN cluster or configure a stretched cluster:

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    vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide Part 1 - Basic Configuration

    The "vSAN 6.6 RVC Guide" series explains how to manage your VMware Virtual SAN environment with the Ruby vSphere Console. RVC is an interactive command line tool to control and automate your platform. If you are new to RVC, make sure to read the Getting Started with Ruby vSphere Console Guide. All commands are from the latest vSAN 6.6 version. The first part explains basic configuration tasks that are required for the initial setup:

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    How to silence VMware vSAN Health Checks

    A new feature in vSAN 6.6 is the ability to silence Health Checks. In previous versions, it was already possible to disable alerts that are triggered by health checks. Silencing health checks is one step further and enables you to have a clean vSAN health. Silenced checks are displayed with a green checkmark and are marked as "Skipped".

    Especially for home labs, where unsupported hardware is used, this is a great feature.

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    Manage Virtual SAN 5.5 with RVC - Complete Guide

    This is a comprehensive guide to manage your VMware Virtual SAN with the Ruby vSphere Console. RVC is an interactive command line tool to control your platform. If you are new to RVC, make sure to read the Getting Started with Ruby vSphere Console Guide. All commands are from the latest vSphere 5.5 Update2 release.

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    vSphere Mobile Watchlist - VM Administration for Andorid and iOS

    VMware has just published a new App for Andorid and iOS: vSphere Mobile Watchlist. The App which has been announced at the last VMware Partner Exchange 2014 allows to monitor your virtual machines in your vSphere infrastructure remotely on your phone. I've tested the app on my HTC One to see how powerful it is.

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    Manage VSAN 5.5 with RVC Part 5 – Observer

    Part 5, the last part, of the "Manage VSAN with RVC" series covers only one command: VSAN Observer. Observer is a powerful command that gathers performance related metrics down to the physical disks. Statistics can be exported in JSON, saved as HTML or directly viewed from a web browser.

    • vsan.observer

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    Manage VSAN 5.5 with RVC Part 4 – Troubleshooting

    Part 4 of the "Manage VSAN with RVC" series covers commands that are useful to troubleshoot VSAN configurations. The commands can measures performance metrics and fix configuration issues:

    • vsan.obj_status_report
    • vsan.check_state
    • vsan.fix_renamed_vms
    • vsan.reapply_vsan_vmknic_config
    • vsan.vm_perf_stats

    vsan-performance-stats

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