Welcome
  Welcome
  Welcome
ThinkAgile CP
  PDF files
  What is new
    What is new in Version 5.1.6
    What is new in Version 5.1.5
    What is new in Version 5.1.4
    What is new in Version 5.1.3
    What is new in Version 5.1.2
    What is new in Version 5.1.1
    What is new in Version 5.1.0
    What is new in Version 5.0.3
    What is new in Version 5.0.0
  What is ThinkAgile CP?
    How does ThinkAgile CP work?
    What can I do with ThinkAgile CP?
    How do I access and use ThinkAgile CP?
    ThinkAgile CP4000 series overview
    ThinkAgile CP6000 series overview
    ThinkAgile CP product components
      Storage block
        Storage block parts list
      Compute block
        Compute block parts list
      Interconnect switch
      ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
    Key product concepts
      Storage concepts
        Storage blocks
        Storage pools
      Compute concepts
        Compute block and nodes
        Compute categories and tags
        Migration zones
      Networking Concepts
        VLANs
        VNETs
      Application concepts
        Application instances
        Application templates
        Lenovo Cloud Marketplace
        Template store
      Virtual datacenters
      User roles
        Infrastructure admin
        VDC Manager
        Infrastructure Viewer
        VDC viewer
        No access
      Security and compliance
  Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services
  Planning for ThinkAgile CP
    Requesting an organization-specific certificate
    System limits
      Compute system limits
      Storage system limits
      Networking system limits
    Power considerations
    Storage considerations
    Networking considerations
      Pre-install network configuration worksheet
        Worksheet considerations
        VLAN conflict check
        Protocol interoperability
        Interconnect switch configuration considerations
        Static route configuration in the customer network - Edge and core routers
        IP address assignment — customer facing networks
        IP address assignment – internal networks
        IP address assignment — VNETs
      Firewall Settings
    Licensing considerations
    Managing the cloud
    Updating ThinkAgile CP firmware
      Over the Air Updates
    Engaging Lenovo Services
  Installation Guidelines
    System reliability guidelines
    Working inside the solution with the power on
    Handling static-sensitive devices
  ThinkAgile CP Setup
    Install ThinkAgile CP hardware in a rack
      ThinkAgile CP Package Contents
        Power cords
      Install the ThinkAgile CP storage block
        Install the storage slide rails into a round hole rack
        Install the storage slide rails into a square hole rack
        Install the storage enclosure
      Install the ThinkAgile CP compute block
        Install the compute slide rails
        Install the compute enclosure
      Install the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch
      Install the management switch (optional)
    Cabling the ThinkAgile CP components
      Cabling a single-interconnect configuration
        Single direct link topology
        Dual direct link topology
        Link Aggregation Group (LAG) direct link topology
      Cabling a dual-interconnect configuration
        X-Link option 1 (MLAG to MLAG) topology
        X-Link option 2A (MLAG to LAG) topology
        X-Link option 2B (MLAG to LAG) topology
    Engaging Lenovo Services
  Quick Start Guides
    Create a Custom NFV Appliance in ThinkAgile CP
      Create a VNET
      Deploy the Linux Appliance Instance
      Configure the NFV Appliance
      Link NFV Appliance to the VNET
      Create routes for the VNET
      Validate the VNET
    Implement Red Hat OCP
      Create VMs for cluster components
      Configure the Bastion node
      Set up the bootstrap node
      Set up the control plane nodes
      Set up the compute nodes
      Complete the installation
  Administration
    Log in to the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
    Manage resources
      Monitor resources in the Dashboard
      View hardware
      Register hardware
        Register a compute node
        Register a storage block
      View hardware and software version numbers
        View the Cloud Controller version
        View hardware versions
          View interconnect switch version
          View the compute controller version
          View storage controller version
      Manage a stack
    Working with application instances
      Create and deploy applications
        Create an instance from a template
        Import a VM to create a template
        Create an instance from an installer
        Create an instance from a backup
      Manage application instances
        Work with vDisks
          Add a vDisk
          Add a vDisk clone
          Resize a vDisk
          Modify IOPS and bandwidth limits
        Move an instance to an application group
        Create a backup
        Create a template
        Add multiple network interfaces to an instance
          Configure multi-vNICs for CentOS instances
          Configure multi-vNIC for Ubuntu instances
      Manage instance modes and guest agents
        Understand instance modes
        Install guest agent tools
        Remove guest agent tools
      Clone and attach a vDisk
        Attaching vDisk from instance backup
        Attaching a vDisk to an instance from a backup from a different instance
        Deleting a vDisk clone
      View instances
        View all instances
        View application instance details
          Metrics and activity
          Application instance profile
          Local and quick DR backups
      Manage application domains
        Configure NetScaler
        Use NetScaler as an NFV
        Use Docker in the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
        Configure for CentOS 6 instances
        Set up PXE boot in the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
      Application templates
        View templates
        Manage application templates
          Create a new instance from a template
          Edit a template
          Copy a template
          Delete a template
          Allow share access for importing a VM
      Use the Lenovo Cloud Marketplace
    Networking
      Add a VLAN
      VNET Overview
        Prerequisites
        Create a VNET
        Define Settings for Auto-Deployed VNET
        Create and deploy a custom NFV instance
        Configure VNET for external routing service
        Configure a firewall for a VNET (optional)
        Finalize Creating the VNET
        Configure the core router
      View Networks
        View All Networks
        View network details
          View applications in a network
          View Network Properties
          View assigned virtual datacenters
      Manage networks
        Manage VLANs
          Edit a VLAN name
          Assign a Virtual Datacenter to a VLAN
          Unassign a virtual datacenter from a VLAN
          Delete a VLAN
        Manage VNETs and NFV instances
          Edit VNET name
          Edit VNET properties
          Static DHCP bindings for a VNET
          Edit the DHCP lease for a VNET
          Edit firewall settings for a VNET
          Delete a VNET
          Assign a virtual datacenter to a VNET
          Unassign a virtual datacenter from a VNET
          Move a VNET to another stack
          Use VNETs in multi-locale organizations
          Manage NFV instances
            Connect to a console
            Restart an NFV instance
            Force a restart an NFV instance
            Shut down an NFV instance
            Force the shutdown of an NFV Instance
            Start an NFV instance
            Remove an NFV instance
            Deploy an NFV instance
      Manage firewall profiles
        How firewall profiles and overrides are applied
        Default profile rules
        Create a firewall profile
        View firewall profiles
        View firewall profile details
        Modify firewall details
          Rename a firewall profile
          Edit the rules in a firewall
          Delete a firewall profile
        Examples of firewall rules
      Manage interconnect switches
        Modify Hypervisor Network Settings
    Storage blocks and storage pools
      View storage pools
        View storage pool details
        View storage metrics
        View storage pool activity
          Understand storage activity I/O and latency
            Using CentOS with FIO marketplace template to determine latency
        View storage pool allocations
        View quick DR backups
        View resources and connectivity
      Manage storage
        Manage storage controllers
        Manage storage blocks
        Manage storage pools
    Compute nodes
      View compute nodes
        View compute node details
        View compute node metrics
      Manage compute nodes
      Migration zones
        View migration zones
          View migration zone details
          View migration zone metrics
        Manage migration zones
        Connect a migration zone to a storage pool
        Delete a migration zone from a storage pool
    Working with virtual datacenters
      Creating VDCs
      Viewing VDC information
        Viewing virtual datacenter details
        View VDC allocations
      Viewing VDC instances
      Viewing VDC templates
      Creating a firewall override
      Registering an external backup repository
      Viewing VDC users
      Managing VDCs
        Renaming a VDC
        Changing allocations for a VDC
        Deleting a VDC
        Enabling the chat support widget
      Managing application groups
        Creating a group
        Renaming a group
        Deleting a group
        Adding application instances to a group
        Removing application instances from a group
    Manage your infrastructure
      View events
      Manage notifications
      Manage categories and tags
        What are compute categories?
        Add a compute category
        Rename a compute category
        Delete a compute category
        What are compute tags?
        Add a compute tag
        Rename a compute tag
        Delete a Compute Tag
      Manage self-service
        Invite users
        View users
        Edit user access level
        Remove a user from an organization
      Manage developer options
        View API Tokens
        Issue an API token
        Copy an API token
        Edit an API token
        Delete an API token
      Manage organizations
        View Organization Settings
        Modify Organization Settings
        View Organizations
        Create an Organization
      Manage your ThinkAgile CP account
        Change account information
        Delete the account
        Review active sessions
      System reporting
        System Logs
        Crash Dumps
        System status information
        Metadata Information
    Backups and disaster recovery
      Application-consistent backups
      Manage local backups
        Enable automatic local backups
        Create a local backup manually
        Restore an instance
        Create a new instance
        Copy a backup to an external repository
        Rename a backup
        View backup vDisks
        Delete a local backup
        Delete all local backups
      Manage quick DR backups
        Requirements for setting up quick DR backups
        Allocate storage for a virtual datacenter
        Enable quick DR backups
        Disable quick DR backups
        Restore or start an instance from a quick DR backup
        Delete a quick DR backup for an instance
        Delete all quick DR backups
      Manage external backups
        Enable external backups
        Disable external backups
        Restore an instance
        Delete an external backup
        Delete all external backups
      Third-party backup
        Use Quest Rapid Recovery
          Back up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with Quest Rapid Recovery
          Perform a Rapid Recovery restore
        Commvault 1-Touch Windows recovery
          Preparing for bare metal recovery with 1-Touch for Windows
          Connecting the ISO to a ThinkAgile CP application instance
          Interactive Restore
        Commvault 1-Touch Linux recovery
          Prepare for recovery
          Boot from ISO
          Interactive Recovery
        Veeam Backup & Replication
          How to Install Veeam Backup & Replication
    Manage Encryption
      Understanding Encryption
      Understanding KMIP Compatibility
      Configure KMIP
      Configure Vormetric DSM
      Configure SafeNet KeySecure
      Configure the KMIP client
    Introduction to Metering Manager
      Set up the Metering Manager
      Log in to Metering Manager
      Add a Developer Token
      View the dashboard
      Manage reports
        Create a report
        View a report
        Modify a report
        Delete reports
      Manage Groups and Users
        View groups
        Add a group
        Modify a group
        Delete a Group
        View Metering Manager users
        Add a User
        Modify a user
        Delete users
      Change the account password
      Accessing the Metering Manager Instance Overview
        Metering Manager Overview Details
        Action Menu
        Activity
        Profile
        Local Snapshots
        Disaster Recovery Snapshots
    Introduction to Migration Manager
      Before you begin
        Software prerequisites
        Application Template Requirements
        Network and firewall requirements
        Notes about Windows Datacenter or Enterprise Editions
      Set up the Migration Manager
        Obtain Migration Manager template and deploy the console
        Log on to Migration Manager
        Configure the ThinkAgile CP connection
        Configure migration defaults
        Configure migration workers
        Configure the VMware connection
      Migrate a VM
      View the dashboard
      View and manage migration workers
        View migration workers
        View and change IP addresses for workers
      Manage Groups and Users
        View Groups
        Add a Group
        Modify a Group
        Delete Groups
        View Migration Manager users
        Add a User
        Modify a User
        Delete Users
      Change account password
      Manage API keys
      vSphere account permissions
      Accessing the Migration Manager Instance Overview
        Migration Manager Overview Details
        Action Menu
        Activity
        Profile
        Local Snapshots
        Disaster Recovery Snapshots
  Maintaining the ThinkAgile CP infrastructure
    Roles and responsibilities
    Updating ThinkAgile CP firmware
      Over the Air Updates
    Managing Support Mode
      Enable Support Mode in the Cloud Controller
      Access the customer's system via Support Mode
      Place a support file on the storage or compute node
      Disable Support Mode in the Cloud Controller
    Part replacement and maintenance procedures
      Storage block maintenance procedures
        Storage block component indicators
        Shutting off a storage controller
        Trigger manual storage HA
        Shutting down the storage block
      Replacing storage block hardware
        Replacing storage network cables or transceivers
        Hot-swap drive replacement
          Hot-swap drive replacement preparations
          Preparing the drives
          Example of a clean drive configuration
          Removing the drive from the RAID array
          Removing a hot-swap drive
          Installing a hot-swap drive
        Hot-swap power supply replacement
          Remove a hot-swap power supply
          Install a hot-swap power supply
        Hot-swap storage controller replacement
          Remove a hot-swap storage controller
          Install a hot-swap storage controller
          Update the storage node VPD
            Access the storage controller using Support Mode
            Obtain storage controller IP addresses
            Transfer the VPD utility to the storage controller
        Enclosure replacement
          Remove the enclosure
          Install the enclosure
        Complete the parts replacement
      Compute block maintenance procedures
        Shutting off a compute node
        Migrating VMs from a compute node
        Migrate a VM between compute nodes
      Replacing compute block hardware
        Hardware replacement procedures
        Replace compute network cables
        Enable or Disable Maintenance Mode
          Enable Maintenance Mode
          Disable Maintenance Mode
        Hot-swap drive replacement
          Remove a hot-swap drive
          Install a hot-swap drive
        Hot-swap power supply replacement
          Remove a hot-swap power supply
          Install a hot-swap power supply
        Fan replacement
          Remove a fan
            Remove a 60x60x56 mm Fan
            Remove a 80x80x80 mm Fan
          Install a fan
            Install a 60x60x56 mm Fan
            Install a 80x80x80 mm Fan
        EIOM replacement
          Remove the EIOM
          Install the EIOM
        DIMM replacement
          Remove DIMM
          Memory module installation
            Installation order
            Install DIMM
        Compute node replacement
          Remove a compute node
          Install a compute node
          Power off the compute node
          Power on the compute node
        Replace the SD530 system board
        Replace the compute enclosure
      Interconnect switch maintenance procedures
        Power off the interconnect switch in an SS-V3 environment
        Make the secondary interconnect switch the primary interconnect
        Recovering from DNS misconfiguration
      Interconnect parts replacement procedures
        Replace the interconnect switch
          Remove an interconnect switch
          Install the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch
          Replace the secondary interconnect in a DS-V3 configuration
        Cabling a single-interconnect configuration
        Cabling a dual-interconnect configuration
        Replacing a cable between two interconnect switches
        Hardware management network cable replacement
      Management switch maintenance procedures (optional)
        Hardware management network cable replacement
        Replacing the management switch (optional)
          Removing the management switch (optional)
          Install the management switch (optional)
  Storage and compute capacity upgrade
    Storage capacity expansion
      Hot-swap drive installation preparations
      Preparing the drives
      Installing the drives
      Adding drives to the Cloud Controller
        Adding the new drives to the RAID array
        Increasing the size of the VDO
        Increasing the size of the CBS pool
        Updating the CBS superblock
    Install a compute node
      Power on the compute node
  Troubleshooting
    Application instances
      Multiple Windows disks offline
      Windows Disks Offline after Adding vNIC
        Workaround 1
        Workaround 2
      Issues with bringing a cloned disk online
      Cannot update Windows Guest Agent
      Cannot boot in Compatibility Mode for Windows
      Spectre and Meltdown fixes
      Restart Guest Agent
      Cannot shut down or restart Linux instances
      Hot-Plug CPU and Memory – Linux
      Hot-Plug CPU and RAM failure – Windows 2008
      Hot-Plug CPU and RAM Windows 2016 server issues
      Hot-Plug memory failure on CentOS 7
      CentOS 7 - Hot-Adding CPU Might Cause Intermittent Reboot
      CentOS 7 instance incorrect time
      Actions unavailable - Windows setup
      Disks missing in Windows installer
      Windows 10 VNC performance
      Ubuntu server 16.04 boot issue
      Disks reordered
      Cannot enable nested virtualization
      ESXi install - no disks found
      Migrated VM with firewall profile disconnects
      Instance NIC speed
      Enable or disable memory oversubscription
        Enable memory oversubscription on the compute controller
        Disable memory oversubscription on the compute controller
        Enable or disable memory oversubscription within application instances
          Install VirtIO drivers
          Install the Windows Memory Oversubscription service
      Windows VMs Will Not Shut Down
      Issues when migrating Windows VMs
      Networking is not enabled for Red Hat, version 8
    Application templates
      Cannot create a FreeNAS or Netscaler template
      Windows 10 sysprep template creation
      Cannot mount CIFS shares
      Cannot create a template with Full SysPrep from a Windows ISO image
    Backup and disaster recovery
      Unable to take a Windows VM backup
      Backups of ZFS (FreeNAS)
    Troubleshooting the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch
    Networking
      Cannot SSH to an NFV internal IP Address
      IPv6 network protocol compatibility
      Windows instance gets a private IP address
      Application instance does not get an IP address
      Interconnect switch does not boot - out of disk space
      Connecting to the console port of an interconnect switch
    System hardware and software
      Pulling a drive to test RAID
      New compute controller does not receive an IP address
      Compute or storage controllers do not receive IP when v2 switch reboots
      Configure 1 Gbps Link Speed in the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
      Power down hardware
      Forward logs to a remote server
      L1TF mitigation in ThinkAgile CP
        Mitigation modes in ThinkAgile CP
        L1TF mitigation mode commands
        View the L1TF mitigation mode in the user interface
    Browsers
      Blank web page - Firefox 38
      Instance console does not open in Firefox
  Technical briefs
    Backup and Disaster Recovery
      Application backup - Recovery Point Objective
      Application Backup - Recovery Time Objective
      Local protection
      Site protection
      Site disaster recovery
      Application backup integration
      Integration with Third-party Backup Solutions
    Clone and attach a vDisk
      Understanding Clone Operation Benefits
      How cloning and attaching a vDisk works in ThinkAgile CP
    ThinkAgile CP High Availability Architecture
      ThinkAgile CP platform overview
      ThinkAgile CP Abstraction
      Hardware scaling
      Software upgrades
      High availability support
      Storage high availability
      Compute node or hypervisor high availability
      Network High Availability
        DHCP High Availability
      Non-disruptive migration of existing application instances
      Minimizing catastrophic failures in ThinkAgile CP
    Resource Reservation for High Availability Applications
    Oversubscription in ThinkAgile CP
      How oversubscription works in ThinkAgile CP
      Oversubscription metrics
        Oversubscription at migration zone level
        Oversubscription at the node level
      Oversubscription considerations
        CPU oversubscription
        Memory oversubscription
        Monitoring CPU and memory
      Enabling and disabling memory oversubscription
        Service files
        Enable and disable memory oversubscription
          Enable or disable memory oversubscription on the compute block
          Enable and disable memory oversubscription within the VMs
    Security in ThinkAgile CP
      A Quick Primer on ThinkAgile CP Abstractions
      ThinkAgile CP Security Features
  ThinkAgile CP Web Services API
    Navigate to the CPWS Site
    Authorize Token
    Make an API Request
    Example: How to search for an application
  ThinkAgile CP Ansible integration
    Ansible overview
    Ansible modules
      tacp_datacenter
      tacp_instance
      tacp_network
      tacp_info
    Running an Ansible playbook
    Limitations
  Getting help and technical assistance
  Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Privacy Notice
  PDF files
  What is new
    What is new in Version 5.1.6
    What is new in Version 5.1.5
    What is new in Version 5.1.4
    What is new in Version 5.1.3
    What is new in Version 5.1.2
    What is new in Version 5.1.1
    What is new in Version 5.1.0
    What is new in Version 5.0.3
    What is new in Version 5.0.0
  What is ThinkAgile CP?
    How does ThinkAgile CP work?
    What can I do with ThinkAgile CP?
    How do I access and use ThinkAgile CP?
    ThinkAgile CP4000 series overview
    ThinkAgile CP6000 series overview
    ThinkAgile CP product components
      Storage block
        Storage block parts list
      Compute block
        Compute block parts list
      Interconnect switch
      ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
    Key product concepts
      Storage concepts
        Storage blocks
        Storage pools
      Compute concepts
        Compute block and nodes
        Compute categories and tags
        Migration zones
      Networking Concepts
        VLANs
        VNETs
      Application concepts
        Application instances
        Application templates
        Lenovo Cloud Marketplace
        Template store
      Virtual datacenters
      User roles
        Infrastructure admin
        VDC Manager
        Infrastructure Viewer
        VDC viewer
        No access
      Security and compliance
  Lenovo TruScale Infrastructure Services
  Planning for ThinkAgile CP
    Requesting an organization-specific certificate
    System limits
      Compute system limits
      Storage system limits
      Networking system limits
    Power considerations
    Storage considerations
    Networking considerations
      Pre-install network configuration worksheet
        Worksheet considerations
        VLAN conflict check
        Protocol interoperability
        Interconnect switch configuration considerations
        Static route configuration in the customer network - Edge and core routers
        IP address assignment — customer facing networks
        IP address assignment – internal networks
        IP address assignment — VNETs
      Firewall Settings
    Licensing considerations
    Managing the cloud
    Updating ThinkAgile CP firmware
      Over the Air Updates
    Engaging Lenovo Services
  Installation Guidelines
    System reliability guidelines
    Working inside the solution with the power on
    Handling static-sensitive devices
  ThinkAgile CP Setup
    Install ThinkAgile CP hardware in a rack
      ThinkAgile CP Package Contents
        Power cords
      Install the ThinkAgile CP storage block
        Install the storage slide rails into a round hole rack
        Install the storage slide rails into a square hole rack
        Install the storage enclosure
      Install the ThinkAgile CP compute block
        Install the compute slide rails
        Install the compute enclosure
      Install the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch
      Install the management switch (optional)
    Cabling the ThinkAgile CP components
      Cabling a single-interconnect configuration
        Single direct link topology
        Dual direct link topology
        Link Aggregation Group (LAG) direct link topology
      Cabling a dual-interconnect configuration
        X-Link option 1 (MLAG to MLAG) topology
        X-Link option 2A (MLAG to LAG) topology
        X-Link option 2B (MLAG to LAG) topology
    Engaging Lenovo Services
  Quick Start Guides
    Create a Custom NFV Appliance in ThinkAgile CP
      Create a VNET
      Deploy the Linux Appliance Instance
      Configure the NFV Appliance
      Link NFV Appliance to the VNET
      Create routes for the VNET
      Validate the VNET
    Implement Red Hat OCP
      Create VMs for cluster components
      Configure the Bastion node
      Set up the bootstrap node
      Set up the control plane nodes
      Set up the compute nodes
      Complete the installation
  Administration
    Log in to the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
    Manage resources
      Monitor resources in the Dashboard
      View hardware
      Register hardware
        Register a compute node
        Register a storage block
      View hardware and software version numbers
        View the Cloud Controller version
        View hardware versions
          View interconnect switch version
          View the compute controller version
          View storage controller version
      Manage a stack
    Working with application instances
      Create and deploy applications
        Create an instance from a template
        Import a VM to create a template
        Create an instance from an installer
        Create an instance from a backup
      Manage application instances
        Work with vDisks
          Add a vDisk
          Add a vDisk clone
          Resize a vDisk
          Modify IOPS and bandwidth limits
        Move an instance to an application group
        Create a backup
        Create a template
        Add multiple network interfaces to an instance
          Configure multi-vNICs for CentOS instances
          Configure multi-vNIC for Ubuntu instances
      Manage instance modes and guest agents
        Understand instance modes
        Install guest agent tools
        Remove guest agent tools
      Clone and attach a vDisk
        Attaching vDisk from instance backup
        Attaching a vDisk to an instance from a backup from a different instance
        Deleting a vDisk clone
      View instances
        View all instances
        View application instance details
          Metrics and activity
          Application instance profile
          Local and quick DR backups
      Manage application domains
        Configure NetScaler
        Use NetScaler as an NFV
        Use Docker in the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
        Configure for CentOS 6 instances
        Set up PXE boot in the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
      Application templates
        View templates
        Manage application templates
          Create a new instance from a template
          Edit a template
          Copy a template
          Delete a template
          Allow share access for importing a VM
      Use the Lenovo Cloud Marketplace
    Networking
      Add a VLAN
      VNET Overview
        Prerequisites
        Create a VNET
        Define Settings for Auto-Deployed VNET
        Create and deploy a custom NFV instance
        Configure VNET for external routing service
        Configure a firewall for a VNET (optional)
        Finalize Creating the VNET
        Configure the core router
      View Networks
        View All Networks
        View network details
          View applications in a network
          View Network Properties
          View assigned virtual datacenters
      Manage networks
        Manage VLANs
          Edit a VLAN name
          Assign a Virtual Datacenter to a VLAN
          Unassign a virtual datacenter from a VLAN
          Delete a VLAN
        Manage VNETs and NFV instances
          Edit VNET name
          Edit VNET properties
          Static DHCP bindings for a VNET
          Edit the DHCP lease for a VNET
          Edit firewall settings for a VNET
          Delete a VNET
          Assign a virtual datacenter to a VNET
          Unassign a virtual datacenter from a VNET
          Move a VNET to another stack
          Use VNETs in multi-locale organizations
          Manage NFV instances
            Connect to a console
            Restart an NFV instance
            Force a restart an NFV instance
            Shut down an NFV instance
            Force the shutdown of an NFV Instance
            Start an NFV instance
            Remove an NFV instance
            Deploy an NFV instance
      Manage firewall profiles
        How firewall profiles and overrides are applied
        Default profile rules
        Create a firewall profile
        View firewall profiles
        View firewall profile details
        Modify firewall details
          Rename a firewall profile
          Edit the rules in a firewall
          Delete a firewall profile
        Examples of firewall rules
      Manage interconnect switches
        Modify Hypervisor Network Settings
    Storage blocks and storage pools
      View storage pools
        View storage pool details
        View storage metrics
        View storage pool activity
          Understand storage activity I/O and latency
            Using CentOS with FIO marketplace template to determine latency
        View storage pool allocations
        View quick DR backups
        View resources and connectivity
      Manage storage
        Manage storage controllers
        Manage storage blocks
        Manage storage pools
    Compute nodes
      View compute nodes
        View compute node details
        View compute node metrics
      Manage compute nodes
      Migration zones
        View migration zones
          View migration zone details
          View migration zone metrics
        Manage migration zones
        Connect a migration zone to a storage pool
        Delete a migration zone from a storage pool
    Working with virtual datacenters
      Creating VDCs
      Viewing VDC information
        Viewing virtual datacenter details
        View VDC allocations
      Viewing VDC instances
      Viewing VDC templates
      Creating a firewall override
      Registering an external backup repository
      Viewing VDC users
      Managing VDCs
        Renaming a VDC
        Changing allocations for a VDC
        Deleting a VDC
        Enabling the chat support widget
      Managing application groups
        Creating a group
        Renaming a group
        Deleting a group
        Adding application instances to a group
        Removing application instances from a group
    Manage your infrastructure
      View events
      Manage notifications
      Manage categories and tags
        What are compute categories?
        Add a compute category
        Rename a compute category
        Delete a compute category
        What are compute tags?
        Add a compute tag
        Rename a compute tag
        Delete a Compute Tag
      Manage self-service
        Invite users
        View users
        Edit user access level
        Remove a user from an organization
      Manage developer options
        View API Tokens
        Issue an API token
        Copy an API token
        Edit an API token
        Delete an API token
      Manage organizations
        View Organization Settings
        Modify Organization Settings
        View Organizations
        Create an Organization
      Manage your ThinkAgile CP account
        Change account information
        Delete the account
        Review active sessions
      System reporting
        System Logs
        Crash Dumps
        System status information
        Metadata Information
    Backups and disaster recovery
      Application-consistent backups
      Manage local backups
        Enable automatic local backups
        Create a local backup manually
        Restore an instance
        Create a new instance
        Copy a backup to an external repository
        Rename a backup
        View backup vDisks
        Delete a local backup
        Delete all local backups
      Manage quick DR backups
        Requirements for setting up quick DR backups
        Allocate storage for a virtual datacenter
        Enable quick DR backups
        Disable quick DR backups
        Restore or start an instance from a quick DR backup
        Delete a quick DR backup for an instance
        Delete all quick DR backups
      Manage external backups
        Enable external backups
        Disable external backups
        Restore an instance
        Delete an external backup
        Delete all external backups
      Third-party backup
        Use Quest Rapid Recovery
          Back up a Windows Server 2012 R2 with Quest Rapid Recovery
          Perform a Rapid Recovery restore
        Commvault 1-Touch Windows recovery
          Preparing for bare metal recovery with 1-Touch for Windows
          Connecting the ISO to a ThinkAgile CP application instance
          Interactive Restore
        Commvault 1-Touch Linux recovery
          Prepare for recovery
          Boot from ISO
          Interactive Recovery
        Veeam Backup & Replication
          How to Install Veeam Backup & Replication
    Manage Encryption
      Understanding Encryption
      Understanding KMIP Compatibility
      Configure KMIP
      Configure Vormetric DSM
      Configure SafeNet KeySecure
      Configure the KMIP client
    Introduction to Metering Manager
      Set up the Metering Manager
      Log in to Metering Manager
      Add a Developer Token
      View the dashboard
      Manage reports
        Create a report
        View a report
        Modify a report
        Delete reports
      Manage Groups and Users
        View groups
        Add a group
        Modify a group
        Delete a Group
        View Metering Manager users
        Add a User
        Modify a user
        Delete users
      Change the account password
      Accessing the Metering Manager Instance Overview
        Metering Manager Overview Details
        Action Menu
        Activity
        Profile
        Local Snapshots
        Disaster Recovery Snapshots
    Introduction to Migration Manager
      Before you begin
        Software prerequisites
        Application Template Requirements
        Network and firewall requirements
        Notes about Windows Datacenter or Enterprise Editions
      Set up the Migration Manager
        Obtain Migration Manager template and deploy the console
        Log on to Migration Manager
        Configure the ThinkAgile CP connection
        Configure migration defaults
        Configure migration workers
        Configure the VMware connection
      Migrate a VM
      View the dashboard
      View and manage migration workers
        View migration workers
        View and change IP addresses for workers
      Manage Groups and Users
        View Groups
        Add a Group
        Modify a Group
        Delete Groups
        View Migration Manager users
        Add a User
        Modify a User
        Delete Users
      Change account password
      Manage API keys
      vSphere account permissions
      Accessing the Migration Manager Instance Overview
        Migration Manager Overview Details
        Action Menu
        Activity
        Profile
        Local Snapshots
        Disaster Recovery Snapshots
  Maintaining the ThinkAgile CP infrastructure
    Roles and responsibilities
    Updating ThinkAgile CP firmware
      Over the Air Updates
    Managing Support Mode
      Enable Support Mode in the Cloud Controller
      Access the customer's system via Support Mode
      Place a support file on the storage or compute node
      Disable Support Mode in the Cloud Controller
    Part replacement and maintenance procedures
      Storage block maintenance procedures
        Storage block component indicators
        Shutting off a storage controller
        Trigger manual storage HA
        Shutting down the storage block
      Replacing storage block hardware
        Replacing storage network cables or transceivers
        Hot-swap drive replacement
          Hot-swap drive replacement preparations
          Preparing the drives
          Example of a clean drive configuration
          Removing the drive from the RAID array
          Removing a hot-swap drive
          Installing a hot-swap drive
        Hot-swap power supply replacement
          Remove a hot-swap power supply
          Install a hot-swap power supply
        Hot-swap storage controller replacement
          Remove a hot-swap storage controller
          Install a hot-swap storage controller
          Update the storage node VPD
            Access the storage controller using Support Mode
            Obtain storage controller IP addresses
            Transfer the VPD utility to the storage controller
        Enclosure replacement
          Remove the enclosure
          Install the enclosure
        Complete the parts replacement
      Compute block maintenance procedures
        Shutting off a compute node
        Migrating VMs from a compute node
        Migrate a VM between compute nodes
      Replacing compute block hardware
        Hardware replacement procedures
        Replace compute network cables
        Enable or Disable Maintenance Mode
          Enable Maintenance Mode
          Disable Maintenance Mode
        Hot-swap drive replacement
          Remove a hot-swap drive
          Install a hot-swap drive
        Hot-swap power supply replacement
          Remove a hot-swap power supply
          Install a hot-swap power supply
        Fan replacement
          Remove a fan
            Remove a 60x60x56 mm Fan
            Remove a 80x80x80 mm Fan
          Install a fan
            Install a 60x60x56 mm Fan
            Install a 80x80x80 mm Fan
        EIOM replacement
          Remove the EIOM
          Install the EIOM
        DIMM replacement
          Remove DIMM
          Memory module installation
            Installation order
            Install DIMM
        Compute node replacement
          Remove a compute node
          Install a compute node
          Power off the compute node
          Power on the compute node
        Replace the SD530 system board
        Replace the compute enclosure
      Interconnect switch maintenance procedures
        Power off the interconnect switch in an SS-V3 environment
        Make the secondary interconnect switch the primary interconnect
        Recovering from DNS misconfiguration
      Interconnect parts replacement procedures
        Replace the interconnect switch
          Remove an interconnect switch
          Install the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch
          Replace the secondary interconnect in a DS-V3 configuration
        Cabling a single-interconnect configuration
        Cabling a dual-interconnect configuration
        Replacing a cable between two interconnect switches
        Hardware management network cable replacement
      Management switch maintenance procedures (optional)
        Hardware management network cable replacement
        Replacing the management switch (optional)
          Removing the management switch (optional)
          Install the management switch (optional)
  Storage and compute capacity upgrade
    Storage capacity expansion
      Hot-swap drive installation preparations
      Preparing the drives
      Installing the drives
      Adding drives to the Cloud Controller
        Adding the new drives to the RAID array
        Increasing the size of the VDO
        Increasing the size of the CBS pool
        Updating the CBS superblock
    Install a compute node
      Power on the compute node
  Troubleshooting
    Application instances
      Multiple Windows disks offline
      Windows Disks Offline after Adding vNIC
        Workaround 1
        Workaround 2
      Issues with bringing a cloned disk online
      Cannot update Windows Guest Agent
      Cannot boot in Compatibility Mode for Windows
      Spectre and Meltdown fixes
      Restart Guest Agent
      Cannot shut down or restart Linux instances
      Hot-Plug CPU and Memory – Linux
      Hot-Plug CPU and RAM failure – Windows 2008
      Hot-Plug CPU and RAM Windows 2016 server issues
      Hot-Plug memory failure on CentOS 7
      CentOS 7 - Hot-Adding CPU Might Cause Intermittent Reboot
      CentOS 7 instance incorrect time
      Actions unavailable - Windows setup
      Disks missing in Windows installer
      Windows 10 VNC performance
      Ubuntu server 16.04 boot issue
      Disks reordered
      Cannot enable nested virtualization
      ESXi install - no disks found
      Migrated VM with firewall profile disconnects
      Instance NIC speed
      Enable or disable memory oversubscription
        Enable memory oversubscription on the compute controller
        Disable memory oversubscription on the compute controller
        Enable or disable memory oversubscription within application instances
          Install VirtIO drivers
          Install the Windows Memory Oversubscription service
      Windows VMs Will Not Shut Down
      Issues when migrating Windows VMs
      Networking is not enabled for Red Hat, version 8
    Application templates
      Cannot create a FreeNAS or Netscaler template
      Windows 10 sysprep template creation
      Cannot mount CIFS shares
      Cannot create a template with Full SysPrep from a Windows ISO image
    Backup and disaster recovery
      Unable to take a Windows VM backup
      Backups of ZFS (FreeNAS)
    Troubleshooting the ThinkAgile CP interconnect switch
    Networking
      Cannot SSH to an NFV internal IP Address
      IPv6 network protocol compatibility
      Windows instance gets a private IP address
      Application instance does not get an IP address
      Interconnect switch does not boot - out of disk space
      Connecting to the console port of an interconnect switch
    System hardware and software
      Pulling a drive to test RAID
      New compute controller does not receive an IP address
      Compute or storage controllers do not receive IP when v2 switch reboots
      Configure 1 Gbps Link Speed in the ThinkAgile CP Cloud Controller
      Power down hardware
      Forward logs to a remote server
      L1TF mitigation in ThinkAgile CP
        Mitigation modes in ThinkAgile CP
        L1TF mitigation mode commands
        View the L1TF mitigation mode in the user interface
    Browsers
      Blank web page - Firefox 38
      Instance console does not open in Firefox
  Technical briefs
    Backup and Disaster Recovery
      Application backup - Recovery Point Objective
      Application Backup - Recovery Time Objective
      Local protection
      Site protection
      Site disaster recovery
      Application backup integration
      Integration with Third-party Backup Solutions
    Clone and attach a vDisk
      Understanding Clone Operation Benefits
      How cloning and attaching a vDisk works in ThinkAgile CP
    ThinkAgile CP High Availability Architecture
      ThinkAgile CP platform overview
      ThinkAgile CP Abstraction
      Hardware scaling
      Software upgrades
      High availability support
      Storage high availability
      Compute node or hypervisor high availability
      Network High Availability
        DHCP High Availability
      Non-disruptive migration of existing application instances
      Minimizing catastrophic failures in ThinkAgile CP
    Resource Reservation for High Availability Applications
    Oversubscription in ThinkAgile CP
      How oversubscription works in ThinkAgile CP
      Oversubscription metrics
        Oversubscription at migration zone level
        Oversubscription at the node level
      Oversubscription considerations
        CPU oversubscription
        Memory oversubscription
        Monitoring CPU and memory
      Enabling and disabling memory oversubscription
        Service files
        Enable and disable memory oversubscription
          Enable or disable memory oversubscription on the compute block
          Enable and disable memory oversubscription within the VMs
    Security in ThinkAgile CP
      A Quick Primer on ThinkAgile CP Abstractions
      ThinkAgile CP Security Features
  ThinkAgile CP Web Services API
    Navigate to the CPWS Site
    Authorize Token
    Make an API Request
    Example: How to search for an application
  ThinkAgile CP Ansible integration
    Ansible overview
    Ansible modules
      tacp_datacenter
      tacp_instance
      tacp_network
      tacp_info
    Running an Ansible playbook
    Limitations
  Getting help and technical assistance
  Lenovo ThinkAgile CP Privacy Notice
ThinkAgile HX Series
  Resources and downloads
  What is new
    What is new (August, 2021)
    What is new (May, 2021)
  Solution overview
    System architecture
    HX series models
    Solution components
    Product specifications
    Parts list
  Cluster deployment
    Deployment engagement
    License considerations
    Preparing server hardware
    Planning data
    Creating and configuring a cluster
  Cluster management
  Firmware/drivers/software updates
  Troubleshooting
  Hardware replacement
    Ordering a serviceable part
    Replacing parts
  Getting help
    Before you call
    Contacting Support
  Resources and downloads
  What is new
    What is new (August, 2021)
    What is new (May, 2021)
  Solution overview
    System architecture
    HX series models
    Solution components
    Product specifications
    Parts list
  Cluster deployment
    Deployment engagement
    License considerations
    Preparing server hardware
    Planning data
    Creating and configuring a cluster
  Cluster management
  Firmware/drivers/software updates
  Troubleshooting
  Hardware replacement
    Ordering a serviceable part
    Replacing parts
  Getting help
    Before you call
    Contacting Support
ThinkAgile MX Series
  ThinkAgile MX Series
    Overview
      ThinkAgile MX certified configurations guide
      ThinkAgile MX Best Recipes
      ThinkAgile MX Update Repository
      Lenovo Press documents
      UEFI Setup for ThinkAgile MX nodes
        Operating Mode settings
        Processor settings
        Security settings
    ThinkAgile MX Appliances
      Overview
      Appliance or Certified Node?
    ThinkAgile MX Certified Nodes
      Overview
        Microsoft Windows Server Software-Defined Datacenter certification
        Related documentation
      ThinkAgile MX Certified Node on SR650 and ThinkAgile MX3520 Appliances
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      ThinkAgile MX1021 on SE350 and ThinkAgile MX1020 Appliance
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      ThinkAgile MX3331 on SR630 V2 and ThinkAgile MX3330 Appliance
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      ThinkAgile MX3531 on SR650 V2 and ThinkAgile MX3530 Appliance
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      Software setup for ThinkAgile MX solutions
        Lenovo XClarity Administrator
        Lenovo XClarity Integrator for Microsoft Windows Admin Center
      Getting help and technical assistance
        Before you call
        Collecting service data
        Contacting Support
  ThinkAgile MX Series
    Overview
      ThinkAgile MX certified configurations guide
      ThinkAgile MX Best Recipes
      ThinkAgile MX Update Repository
      Lenovo Press documents
      UEFI Setup for ThinkAgile MX nodes
        Operating Mode settings
        Processor settings
        Security settings
    ThinkAgile MX Appliances
      Overview
      Appliance or Certified Node?
    ThinkAgile MX Certified Nodes
      Overview
        Microsoft Windows Server Software-Defined Datacenter certification
        Related documentation
      ThinkAgile MX Certified Node on SR650 and ThinkAgile MX3520 Appliances
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      ThinkAgile MX1021 on SE350 and ThinkAgile MX1020 Appliance
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      ThinkAgile MX3331 on SR630 V2 and ThinkAgile MX3330 Appliance
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      ThinkAgile MX3531 on SR650 V2 and ThinkAgile MX3530 Appliance
        Specifications and server components
        Hardware replacement procedures
      Software setup for ThinkAgile MX solutions
        Lenovo XClarity Administrator
        Lenovo XClarity Integrator for Microsoft Windows Admin Center
      Getting help and technical assistance
        Before you call
        Collecting service data
        Contacting Support
ThinkAgile SX for Microsoft Azure Stack Hub
  ThinkAgile SXM documentation and related content
  SXM4200/SXM6200 models
    SXM4200/SXM6200 hardware
    SXM4200/SXM6200 network and management cabling
  SXM4400/SXM6400 models
    SXM4400/SXM6400 hardware
    SXM4400/SXM6400 network and management cabling
  Power cabling
  Adding ThinkAgile SXM nodes to a deployed solution
  Software
  ThinkAgile SXM planning and Setup
    Planning and Setup considerations
    Firmware maintenance and Best Recipe
    Overview of planning and deployment activities
    Predeployment requirements
    Deployment activities
    License considerations
    Management considerations
    Managing IDs and passwords
  Administering ThinkAgile SXM solutions
    Updating ThinkAgile SXM solution firmware
      Firmware maintenance and Best Recipe
      Prerequisites
      Preparing to update ThinkAgile SXM firmware
      Configure XClarity Administrator for a specific Best Recipe
        Update XClarity Administrator
        Import firmware update packages
        Import firmware compliance policy
        Assign firmware compliance policy
      Update the ThinkAgile SXM OEM Extension Package
        Prerequisites
        Provide LXCA details to Azure Stack Hub
        Determine current versions
        Create the update storage container
        Upload the OEM Extension Package
        Perform the update
        Verify the update and Azure Stack Hub functionality
      Update the ThinkAgile SXM switch firmware (Lenovo switches only)
        Prerequisites
        Prepare XClarity Administrator to update switch firmware
        Update Lenovo TOR switch firmware
          Back up Lenovo TOR switch configurations
          Update CNOS on Lenovo TOR switches
          Verify Lenovo TOR switch functionality
        Update Lenovo BMC switch firmware
          Back up BMC switch configuration
          Update the Lenovo BMC switch
          Verify BMC switch functionality
        Fallback
        Updated CNOS command syntax
    Managing IDs and passwords
    Product management and changes
      Standard management
    Component service and replacement considerations
      Replacing servers
      Replacing server parts
    Appendix A: XClarity Administrator deployment and configuration
      Retire the previous XClarity Administrator installation
      Deploy and configure XClarity Administrator
      Configure XClarity Administrator static IP address
      Read and Accept Lenovo XClarity Administrator License Agreement task
      Create User Account task
      Configure Network Access task
      Configure Date and Time Preferences task
      Configure Service and Support Settings task
      Configure Additional Security Settings task
      Start Managing Systems task
      Apply XClarity Administrator Pro license
      Apply XClarity Administrator update package
      Manage the nodes
      Manage the switches (Mellanox switches currently cannot be managed by LXCA)
        Back up Lenovo network switch configuration files
      Import and apply server pattern
    Appendix B: Updating ThinkAgile SXM switches using the CLI (Lenovo switches only)
      Prerequisites
      Prepare switch image files
      Verify Azure Stack Hub health
      Updating Lenovo TOR switch firmware using the CLI
        Back up TOR switch configurations
        Update CNOS on TOR switches using the CLI
      Updating BMC switch firmware using the CLI
        Back up BMC switch configuration
        Update the BMC switch using the CLI
  Troubleshooting ThinkAgile SXM issues
    Troubleshooting considerations
    Isolating and resolving issues
      Troubleshooting scenarios and tips
      Isolating problems from XClarity Administration
      Isolating network problems on Lenovo switches
    Working with service and support
      Opening a support case
      Collecting data
      Sending data to ThinkAgile Advantage Support
  ThinkAgile SXM documentation and related content
  SXM4200/SXM6200 models
    SXM4200/SXM6200 hardware
    SXM4200/SXM6200 network and management cabling
  SXM4400/SXM6400 models
    SXM4400/SXM6400 hardware
    SXM4400/SXM6400 network and management cabling
  Power cabling
  Adding ThinkAgile SXM nodes to a deployed solution
  Software
  ThinkAgile SXM planning and Setup
    Planning and Setup considerations
    Firmware maintenance and Best Recipe
    Overview of planning and deployment activities
    Predeployment requirements
    Deployment activities
    License considerations
    Management considerations
    Managing IDs and passwords
  Administering ThinkAgile SXM solutions
    Updating ThinkAgile SXM solution firmware
      Firmware maintenance and Best Recipe
      Prerequisites
      Preparing to update ThinkAgile SXM firmware
      Configure XClarity Administrator for a specific Best Recipe
        Update XClarity Administrator
        Import firmware update packages
        Import firmware compliance policy
        Assign firmware compliance policy
      Update the ThinkAgile SXM OEM Extension Package
        Prerequisites
        Provide LXCA details to Azure Stack Hub
        Determine current versions
        Create the update storage container
        Upload the OEM Extension Package
        Perform the update
        Verify the update and Azure Stack Hub functionality
      Update the ThinkAgile SXM switch firmware (Lenovo switches only)
        Prerequisites
        Prepare XClarity Administrator to update switch firmware
        Update Lenovo TOR switch firmware
          Back up Lenovo TOR switch configurations
          Update CNOS on Lenovo TOR switches
          Verify Lenovo TOR switch functionality
        Update Lenovo BMC switch firmware
          Back up BMC switch configuration
          Update the Lenovo BMC switch
          Verify BMC switch functionality
        Fallback
        Updated CNOS command syntax
    Managing IDs and passwords
    Product management and changes
      Standard management
    Component service and replacement considerations
      Replacing servers
      Replacing server parts
    Appendix A: XClarity Administrator deployment and configuration
      Retire the previous XClarity Administrator installation
      Deploy and configure XClarity Administrator
      Configure XClarity Administrator static IP address
      Read and Accept Lenovo XClarity Administrator License Agreement task
      Create User Account task
      Configure Network Access task
      Configure Date and Time Preferences task
      Configure Service and Support Settings task
      Configure Additional Security Settings task
      Start Managing Systems task
      Apply XClarity Administrator Pro license
      Apply XClarity Administrator update package
      Manage the nodes
      Manage the switches (Mellanox switches currently cannot be managed by LXCA)
        Back up Lenovo network switch configuration files
      Import and apply server pattern
    Appendix B: Updating ThinkAgile SXM switches using the CLI (Lenovo switches only)
      Prerequisites
      Prepare switch image files
      Verify Azure Stack Hub health
      Updating Lenovo TOR switch firmware using the CLI
        Back up TOR switch configurations
        Update CNOS on TOR switches using the CLI
      Updating BMC switch firmware using the CLI
        Back up BMC switch configuration
        Update the BMC switch using the CLI
  Troubleshooting ThinkAgile SXM issues
    Troubleshooting considerations
    Isolating and resolving issues
      Troubleshooting scenarios and tips
      Isolating problems from XClarity Administration
      Isolating network problems on Lenovo switches
    Working with service and support
      Opening a support case
      Collecting data
      Sending data to ThinkAgile Advantage Support
ThinkAgile VX Series
  Downloads and resources
  What is new
    What is new (August, 2021)
    What is new (March, 2021)
  Solution overview
    VX series models
    Software offerings
    Product specifications
    Service engagement
  vSAN cluster deployment
    Deploying a vSAN cluster with the VX deployer
      Preparing for the deployment
        Security considerations
        Disk configuration considerations
        Deployment configuration worksheet
        Installing hardware into rack
        Cabling the network
        Configuring DNS entries
      Deploying the vSAN cluster
        Setting up the VX Deployer
        Running the VX Deployer
        Validating the deployment
          Verifying vCenter
          Verifying the vSAN cluster
          Verifying the distributed virtual switches
        Troubleshooting the deployment
    Deploying a vSAN cluster manually
      Preparing for the deployment
        Deployment configuration worksheet
        Installing hardware into rack
        Cabling the network
        Configuring DNS entries
      Deploying the vSAN cluster
        Installing and setting up vSphere
        Creating and configuring a vSAN cluster
  Updating a vSAN cluster
  Hardware replacement
    Identify parts failures
    Ordering a serviceable part
    Replacing parts
    Verifying the physical parts replacement
  Troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting VMware software
    Troubleshooting Lenovo software
    Troubleshooting hardware
  Getting help
  Before you call
  Contacting Support
  Downloads and resources
  What is new
    What is new (August, 2021)
    What is new (March, 2021)
  Solution overview
    VX series models
    Software offerings
    Product specifications
    Service engagement
  vSAN cluster deployment
    Deploying a vSAN cluster with the VX deployer
      Preparing for the deployment
        Security considerations
        Disk configuration considerations
        Deployment configuration worksheet
        Installing hardware into rack
        Cabling the network
        Configuring DNS entries
      Deploying the vSAN cluster
        Setting up the VX Deployer
        Running the VX Deployer
        Validating the deployment
          Verifying vCenter
          Verifying the vSAN cluster
          Verifying the distributed virtual switches
        Troubleshooting the deployment
    Deploying a vSAN cluster manually
      Preparing for the deployment
        Deployment configuration worksheet
        Installing hardware into rack
        Cabling the network
        Configuring DNS entries
      Deploying the vSAN cluster
        Installing and setting up vSphere
        Creating and configuring a vSAN cluster
  Updating a vSAN cluster
  Hardware replacement
    Identify parts failures
    Ordering a serviceable part
    Replacing parts
    Verifying the physical parts replacement
  Troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting VMware software
    Troubleshooting Lenovo software
    Troubleshooting hardware
  Getting help
  Before you call
  Contacting Support