Release notes
  Links to the Release Notes
  Links to the Release Notes
Installing
  Link to the Quick Start Guide
  Deployment and setup
    Overview of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Deployment workflow for new users of VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA virtual appliance
      Deployment workflow for existing users of VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Requirements for deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Port requirements for VSC
      Space and sizing requirements for the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Supported storage system, licensing, and applications for the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Considerations and requirements for deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Deploying or upgrading VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Downloading the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Enabling VASA Provider for configuring virtual datastores
        Registering OnCommand API Services with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Enabling Storage Replication Adapter
      Installing the NFS VAAI plug-in
      Upgrading to the 9.6 virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring your Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere environment
      Configuring ESXi server multipathing and timeout settings
        ESXi host values set by VSC for VMware vSphere
        Configuring guest operating system scripts
          Setting timeout values for Windows guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Solaris guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Linux guest operating systems
      Regenerating an SSL certificate for Virtual Storage Console
      Requirements for registering VSC in multiple vCenter Servers environment
      Configuring the VSC preferences files
        Setting IPv4 or IPv6
      Enabling datastore mounting across different subnets
      Accessing the maintenance console options of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Accessing the web CLI and changing the administrator password
      Configuring high availability for virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
        VMware vSphere HA
        VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
      MetroCluster configurations supported by the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring your storage system environment
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Discovering storage systems and hosts
      Refreshing the storage system display
    vCenter Server role-based access control features in VSC for VMware vSphere
      Components of vCenter Server permissions
      Key points about assigning and modifying permissions for vCenter Server
      Standard roles packaged with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
        Guidelines for using VSC standard roles
      Privileges required for VSC tasks
        Product-level privilege required by VSC for VMware vSphere
        ONTAP role-based access control for the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
        Recommended ONTAP roles when using VSC for VMware vSphere
        How to configure ONTAP role-based access control for VSC for VMware vSphere
    Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for disaster recovery
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for SAN environment
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for NAS environment
      Configuration of Storage Replication Adapter for highly scaled environment
    Troubleshooting issues with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Cleaning the vSphere cached downloaded plug-in packages
      Uninstall does not remove standard VSC roles
      Virtual Storage Console and VASA Provider log files
      VSC and VASA Provider services restart in highly scaled environments
      Configuring VASA Provider to work with SSH
      Configuring the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA to use SSH for remote diag access
      SRA installation fails with script error
      SRA fails to perform optimally in a highly scaled environment
      Unable to install the SRA plug-in
  Link to the Quick Start Guide
  Deployment and setup
    Overview of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Deployment workflow for new users of VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA virtual appliance
      Deployment workflow for existing users of VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Requirements for deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Port requirements for VSC
      Space and sizing requirements for the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Supported storage system, licensing, and applications for the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Considerations and requirements for deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Deploying or upgrading VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Downloading the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Deploying the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Enabling VASA Provider for configuring virtual datastores
        Registering OnCommand API Services with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Enabling Storage Replication Adapter
      Installing the NFS VAAI plug-in
      Upgrading to the 9.6 virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring your Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere environment
      Configuring ESXi server multipathing and timeout settings
        ESXi host values set by VSC for VMware vSphere
        Configuring guest operating system scripts
          Setting timeout values for Windows guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Solaris guest operating systems
          Setting timeout values for Linux guest operating systems
      Regenerating an SSL certificate for Virtual Storage Console
      Requirements for registering VSC in multiple vCenter Servers environment
      Configuring the VSC preferences files
        Setting IPv4 or IPv6
      Enabling datastore mounting across different subnets
      Accessing the maintenance console options of the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Accessing the web CLI and changing the administrator password
      Configuring high availability for virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
        VMware vSphere HA
        VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
      MetroCluster configurations supported by the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring your storage system environment
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Discovering storage systems and hosts
      Refreshing the storage system display
    vCenter Server role-based access control features in VSC for VMware vSphere
      Components of vCenter Server permissions
      Key points about assigning and modifying permissions for vCenter Server
      Standard roles packaged with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
        Guidelines for using VSC standard roles
      Privileges required for VSC tasks
        Product-level privilege required by VSC for VMware vSphere
        ONTAP role-based access control for the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
        Recommended ONTAP roles when using VSC for VMware vSphere
        How to configure ONTAP role-based access control for VSC for VMware vSphere
    Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for disaster recovery
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for SAN environment
      Configuring Storage Replication Adapter for NAS environment
      Configuration of Storage Replication Adapter for highly scaled environment
    Troubleshooting issues with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Cleaning the vSphere cached downloaded plug-in packages
      Uninstall does not remove standard VSC roles
      Virtual Storage Console and VASA Provider log files
      VSC and VASA Provider services restart in highly scaled environments
      Configuring VASA Provider to work with SSH
      Configuring the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA to use SSH for remote diag access
      SRA installation fails with script error
      SRA fails to perform optimally in a highly scaled environment
      Unable to install the SRA plug-in
Using and administering
  Virtual appliance administration
    Deciding whether to use this guide
    Workflow for configuring the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring storage systems for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Configuring alarm thresholds
    Creating storage capability profiles
      What storage capabilities are
      Considerations for creating and editing storage capability profiles
      Configuring storage capability profiles
    Configuring traditional datastores and virtual machines
      Provisioning datastores
      Mapping datastores to storage capability profiles
      Generating storage capability profiles automatically
      Verifying datastore compliance with the mapped storage capability profile
      Monitoring datastores and virtual machines using the traditional dashboard
      Editing ESXi host settings for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring virtual volume datastores
      Provisioning VVol datastores
      Monitoring VVol datastores and virtual machines using the VVol dashboard
        VVol dashboard data requirements
    Managing disaster recovery setup by using Storage Replication Adapter
      Pairing protected and recovery sites
      Configuring protected and recovery site resources
        Configuring network mappings
        Configuring folder mappings
        Configuring resource mappings
        Configuring placeholder datastores
        Configuring SRA using array manager
      Verifying replicated storage systems
    Managing traditional and VVol datastores
      Mounting datastore on additional hosts
      Resizing datastores
      Editing a VVol datastore
      Adding storage to a VVol datastore
      Removing storage from a VVol datastore
      Mounting a VVol datastore
      Migrating traditional virtual machines to VVol datastores
      Migrating virtual machines with older storage capability profiles
    Understanding Virtual Storage Console reports
      What reports do
      Datastore Reports
      VVol reports
    Troubleshooting issues with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Collecting the log files
      VVol datastore provisioning fails with large number of volumes
      Issue while editing VM Storage Policies after upgrade
      VASA Provider status shows as "Offline" in vCenter Server GUI
      Error while accessing the VSC Summary page of virtual appliance
      Error deleting a datastore after network settings are changed
      Virtual machine provisioning fails with an undefined error
      Thick provisioning of VVols fails for ONTAP 9.4 storage systems
      Datastore inaccessible when volume status is changed to offline
      Adding storage system with IPv4 results in authentication error with IPv6 status in storage system grid
      File creation error while provisioning virtual machines on VVol datastores
  Virtual appliance administration
    Deciding whether to use this guide
    Workflow for configuring the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring storage systems for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Adding storage systems to VSC
      Setting default credentials for storage systems
      Configuring alarm thresholds
    Creating storage capability profiles
      What storage capabilities are
      Considerations for creating and editing storage capability profiles
      Configuring storage capability profiles
    Configuring traditional datastores and virtual machines
      Provisioning datastores
      Mapping datastores to storage capability profiles
      Generating storage capability profiles automatically
      Verifying datastore compliance with the mapped storage capability profile
      Monitoring datastores and virtual machines using the traditional dashboard
      Editing ESXi host settings for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
    Configuring virtual volume datastores
      Provisioning VVol datastores
      Monitoring VVol datastores and virtual machines using the VVol dashboard
        VVol dashboard data requirements
    Managing disaster recovery setup by using Storage Replication Adapter
      Pairing protected and recovery sites
      Configuring protected and recovery site resources
        Configuring network mappings
        Configuring folder mappings
        Configuring resource mappings
        Configuring placeholder datastores
        Configuring SRA using array manager
      Verifying replicated storage systems
    Managing traditional and VVol datastores
      Mounting datastore on additional hosts
      Resizing datastores
      Editing a VVol datastore
      Adding storage to a VVol datastore
      Removing storage from a VVol datastore
      Mounting a VVol datastore
      Migrating traditional virtual machines to VVol datastores
      Migrating virtual machines with older storage capability profiles
    Understanding Virtual Storage Console reports
      What reports do
      Datastore Reports
      VVol reports
    Troubleshooting issues with the virtual appliance for VSC, VASA Provider, and SRA
      Collecting the log files
      VVol datastore provisioning fails with large number of volumes
      Issue while editing VM Storage Policies after upgrade
      VASA Provider status shows as "Offline" in vCenter Server GUI
      Error while accessing the VSC Summary page of virtual appliance
      Error deleting a datastore after network settings are changed
      Virtual machine provisioning fails with an undefined error
      Thick provisioning of VVols fails for ONTAP 9.4 storage systems
      Datastore inaccessible when volume status is changed to offline
      Adding storage system with IPv4 results in authentication error with IPv6 status in storage system grid
      File creation error while provisioning virtual machines on VVol datastores
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