There are some new REST API’s for vVols objects in Pure Storage’s FlashArray REST API 2.14! Specifically operations for virtual-machines and virtual-machine-snapshots. I won’t lie, the hardest part for me was figuring out how to use REST 2.0 with the FlashArray. The change from using standard authentication to using Oauth2 for REST 2.0 took some time. I had a lot of fun playing around and learning about them and want to share that process!
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How to Enable CBRC and Digest for a Data vVol in vSphere 7.0
Recently I was working through an issue that was reported by one of our Partners. I wanted to see if I could reproduce the issue and if it may have been an issue with vVols with Pure. What was the issue you ask? Essentially there was an issue reported that inconsistent behavior was seen with […]
Why does vCenter report ‘lost access to volume’ during a non-disruptive Storage Array event?
A question that I see asked in forums, slack channels, direct messages, etc, is why I see that access to storage was lost during events that are viewed as non-disruptive…since you know, lost access to volumes seems to be a disruptive event. By a non-disruptive event I am talking about an HBA SFP or cable […]
vSphere HA Failed to Create a Configuration VVol
One of the more confusing errors when getting started with implementing vSphere Virtual Volumes is the vSphere HA failed to create a configuration VVol for this Datastore. This error can be symptom of a larger connectivity and access issue with the VVol Storage Container, but more often the issue lies in vSphere HA attempting to […]