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Trying to setup vvol the VASA provider doesn't show in the web console

I am trying to setup vvol in my lab environment. I have a FAS3240 in cluster mode (8.2.2)

 

I have vSphere/vCenter 5.5 (2 hosts in a cluster)

 

I have iscsi and nfs available/working

 

I have deployed the VSC 6.0 and it shows up correctly in the vSphere web console.

 

I have deployed the VASA ova, assigned an IP and registered it with VSC.

 

I have installed VAAI on the two hosts I am working on.

 

I am not seeing the VASA Provider when I right click on a host, only the VSC. I am also not seeing anything but the gold/bronze/silver in the storage capability profiles. Is there something I am missing?

Re: Trying to setup vvol the VASA provider doesn't show in the web console

VVOLs is only supported with vCenter 6.0.  By default, there are 3 system created policies.  You can create new SCPs via the SCP wizard.

Re: Trying to setup vvol the VASA provider doesn't show in the web console

Hi there

VVols requires vSphere (vCenter and ESXi) 6.0.  It will not work with vSphere 5.5.

Sorry!

Peter