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Virtualization Manager optimization best practices

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Created by Mark Aliola, last modified by Rodim Suarez_ret on Feb 05, 2017

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The following should help optimize the VMAN appliance if it is nearing the maximum disk space or how to prevent it from experiencing high disk consumption.


All VMAN versions


Delete old or unused bundle logs

  1. Navigate to the path below and verify if there are bundle logs that are ready for deletion.
  2. Use the #ls -lah command to list them down with their corresponding file size.


Lower down the values for keeping data in the database (log retention policy)

  1. Go to Setup > Advanced Setup > System Properties.
  2. Search for the following and update them with the corresponding suggested value:
    Days to Retain Performance Data Hourly Rollups: 90
    change this to 30
    Days to Retain Raw performance Data: 14
    change this to 7


Increase disk space

Unable to grow or expand a VMFS volume or datastore (1017662)


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