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Using vSAN RVC to learn more about your vSAN environment

The vSAN Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) is a very-much undocumented feature of vSAN that allows you to explore some pretty kick-ass features of vSAN in terms of what-if scenarios, cluster info, and dashboard information from the vCenter server appliance. To access the vSAN RVC, simply ssh to your vCenter server appliance and run: rvc root@localhost […]

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Monitoring vSAN replication tasks using RVC

First, SSH to the vCenter appliance: Then, run the following commands: rvc root@localhost password: 0 / 1 localhost/ > cd localhost/vsandc/computers/ /localhost/vsandc/computers> vsan.resync_dashboard vsan 2014-06-12 14:36:47 +0000: Querying all VMs on VSAN … 2014-06-12 14:36:47 +0000: Querying all objects in the system from r1b41g.domain.local … 2014-06-12 14:36:48 +0000: Got all the info, computing table … […]

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