Tag Archives: Automation

NetApp StorageGRID Webscale: Automated Deployment

By | 2018-10-02

A few months after our first NetApp StorageGRID Webscale PoC we came back for another PoC. This time: Virtual Appliances on VMware vSphere. A perfect solution for small environments and if you already have a virtual environment. After modifying some scripts, the deployment was really easy and fast: a 5-Node cluster including Gateway- and Admin-Node inā€¦ Read More »

VMware | Automatic fix LUN multipath policy to Round-Robin

By | 2018-05-30

A newly (manual) added FC datastore has a default multipath policy of “Most Recently Used (MRU)” or “Fixed” – both means, that there will be only one path used at a time. We wanted all our datastores to use multiple paths, so we switched all our datastores to “Round Robin (RR)”. With about 10 storageā€¦ Read More »

VMware |Ā Pre-Provision Distributed Virtual Switch with 2000 VLANs and Network QoS

By | 2018-05-29

For later productive use, we needed about 2000 portgroups in our Distributed Virtual Switch for our customer VMs. We are pre-provisioning our DVS with these portgroups, so there is no need to create the PG, when it is needed. Our network department just needs to configure the VLAN an the hypervisors trunk ports and ourā€¦ Read More »