Over the summer of 2021, VxRail added quite a bit of new features around the LCM functionality in the VxRail 7.0.240 release. In addition to vLCM integration with VxRail Manager, which we'll talk about, we also added "Configuration Drift Reporting" and "Advisory Reports". Both those reports are beneficial in making sure your VxRail system is … Continue reading VxRail Upgrades – now with vLCM
Hello, it's definitely been a while. Things in the land of VxRail have been crazy, and I need to challenge myself to keep up to date with the blog. Before you try to upgrade your cluster, in order to get the package, you MUST go to SolVe Online to generate a procedure which will contain … Continue reading VxRail 7.0.0 is out!
As I mentioned in this post, we've added the ability to deploy the cluster using "advanced" host names for your VxRail nodes. This feature was added in 4.7.100 and carries over to when you're adding nodes to a cluster. If you had your cluster installed with advanced host names, you will be required to provide … Continue reading VxRail 4.7.110 – Adding a Node with VxRail Manager Plugin – New Feature
One of the things that's a huge benefit to customers is the ability to deploy the cluster very easily as well as scale the cluster by adding nodes. In order to achieve a repeatable process, we had been using a naming structure that would iterate the host names by an integer. Over the last 3 … Continue reading VxRail 4.7.110 – New Feature – Advanced Host Naming
As mentioned in the previous post discussing the licensing flexibility brought to VxRail 4.7, VxRail 4.7.000 is now in the "RTS" (Release To Ship) phase, meaning customers can now request that Dell EMC Account teams order/ship their new nodes with VxRail 4.7 software on the nodes. As part of that phase, we also had to publish the … Continue reading VxRail 4.7.000 First Run – What’s New?