[ngw] GW in Vm environment

Thys de Beer Thys at nwpg.gov.za
Tue Jul 4 07:58:12 UTC 2017

HI All,
Ok we have a new vce/dell vxrail setup, vsan the whole thing .. so now my first time for GW and oes/edir for that matter .. when i try to create here are some new questions (not had this before on my small esxi hosts before ..what do i select?for now gw2012, will upgrade to gw2014 once on new solution
A few questions on VM creations... vCentre  vxrails ..... and this an All flash solution,,
For my normal OES/Linux boxes .. i know filr specify some these following questions but for my sles/oes/gw boxes what do i do?
1. Disks should i do "Independent" / "Independent -Persistent" or "Independent - Non-Persistent" .. sorry about this i just want to be sure .. heard horrible things about snaphosts and edir
2. Then also it talks about  "Sharing"?  ... "no=sharing" or "multi-writer" or " unspecified"  this is all new.. remember this is in a vSAN all flash setup for storage..if it matters....
3. "Virtual flash read Cache"? .. do i enable? and how big do i make this? 4Gb 8GB 10 or nothing?..
Kind Regards,

Thys de Beer
NWPG Office of the Premier
GITO: Infrastructure
Deputy Dir: Server Administration
018 388 3828
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