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Automating vSAN Policy Application: Building the Dashboard 3 of 5

## Introduction: As we reach the midpoint of our series on automating vSAN policy application, this blog focuses on the strategic use of custom groups in Aria Operations. Custom groups offer a seamless way to organize specific objects, whether they share the same type or encompass multiple types. In this article, we’ll explore the creation […]

Resolving FQDN Detection Issues in VMware Aria Suite Lifecycle

This is a quick post about an issue I encountered with Aria LCM and Aria Ops 4 Logs. Somehow, Aria LCM couldn’t detect the correct Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN) of the Aria Ops 4 Logs nodes. All three nodes showed as localhost. Consequently, Aria LCM updated the root password for localhost, which was, obviously, […]

Exploring VMware Performance Monitoring and vSAN Optimization

## Introduction Around 10 to 15 years ago, I was tasked with finding a way to monitor the performance of the VMware infrastructure. Back then, I turned to a tool called vCOPs, an abbreviation for vCenter Operations Manager. Despite its rebranding to vRealize Operations Manager and, most recently, Aria Operations, its essence remains rooted in […]

Can Not Storage Profile-Based Management

## Introduction: Upgrading your vCenter to the latest version can be an exciting prospect, with the promise of enhanced features and improved performance. However, as with any technological transition, unexpected errors may crop up. One such issue that users have encountered is the “Can Not Storage Profile-Based Management” error. In this blog post, we’ll delve […]

vSAN Unassociated Objects (2/2)

In my previous blog post, which you can find here, I talked about vSAN unassociated objects, explaining what they are and how objects can become unassociated. The reason behind both that blog and this one is a common challenge faced by many enterprise organizations, just like my client’s situation. They manage multiple vSAN clusters, and […]

vSAN Unassociated Objects (1/2)

## Introduction VMware’s Virtual SAN (vSAN) is a software-defined storage solution that provides a highly available and scalable storage infrastructure for virtualized environments. It simplifies storage management by seamlessly integrating with vSphere and allows administrators to create and manage storage policies for virtual machines. However, one challenge that vSAN administrators may encounter is dealing with […]