You must connect dvadmin to the ESXi host where Data ONTAP Edge will be installed before you can install the storage system. What is different in a Data ONTAP Edge storage system. .. for example, created as Virtual Machine Disks (VMDKs) when using VMware. The virtual disks. Data ONTAP Edge enables you to build a data center on an enterprise server using the VMware vSphere platform. It converts the server's internal disk drives.
The NetApp Data ONTAP Edge family of products are storage solutions In simple words, if you have a remote branch office with ESXi hosts. The only difference is I now have the Netapp Edge VSA serving NFS storage to my physical ESXi host, named “pesxi01” as well as a number of nested ESXi. Lab Overview - HOL-PRT - NetApp VSC and VASA for Clustered Data NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP [Edge] ; vCenter U1; (1) ESXi U1.
ONTAP already has enterprise class storage for VMware, with ONTAP Select has been around for a while, first in the form of ONTAP Edge. You must purchase a NetApp device from NetApp or IBM. Figure 6 Connecting VMware with NetApp Data OnTap. The giveaway of Data ONTAP Edge, the NetApp Virtual Storage to help users get the VSA installed and up and running with vSphere!. NetApp® Data ONTAP® Edge is a low-cost remote office storage solution that runs on the VMware® vSphere® platform.