Rick Crisci explains all paths fown (APD) and permanent device loss (PDL) conditions, and what responses can be configured in vSphere High Availability using Virtual Machine Component Protection (VMCP).
- [Teacher] In this video,…I'll explain the All-Paths-Down…and Permanent Device Loss conditions.…And I'll also explain how vSphere 6…High Availability can protect…your virtual machines when these conditions occur.…In vSphere 6.0, there is a new feature…called Virtual Machine Component Protection or VMCP.…And VMCP protects virtual machines…from storage connectivity issues…like a Permanent Device Loss…or an All-Paths-Down condition.…Now a Permanent Device Loss condition…is one in which the storage array…can still communicate with the ESXi Host,…and the storage array has experienced…some sort of failure, perhaps a failed LUN.…
When this happens, the storage array…sends a message called a Sense Code…to the affected ESXi Hosts,…and when the hosts receive that Sense Code,…they know that this affected LUN is down,…and therefore the host will stop…sending storage I/O to that particular storage array.…Now let's take a look at hosts and clusters,…and I'm going to create a new High Availability cluster.…And we'll look at how we can take advantage…
Note: This course maps to the Configure and Administer Advanced vSphere 6.x Storage domain from the VCP6-DCV exam blueprint. Learn more about the exam objectives at VMware's site.
- Comparing VMFS (Virtual Machine File System) and NFS (Network File System)
- Working with Fibre Channel and FCoE
- Configuring iSCSI storage and authentication
- Working with block storage and VMFS
- Managing storage filters
- Using vSphere storage APIs
- Sharing virtual disks
- Configuring NFS storage
- Using vSphere Virtual Volumes
- Configuring VSAN data stores
- Configuring SIOC data stores
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Storage Virtualization
Array thin provisioning1m 41s
2. Fibre Channel and FCoE
4. Working with Block Storage
5. Advanced Storage Concepts
7. Virtual Volumes (VVOL)
8. Virtual SAN (VSAN)
9. Storage I/O Control (SIOC)
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