Issues with new cluster and migration.

Discussion in 'Virtualized Computing' started by burritoincognito, Aug 6, 2018.

  1. burritoincognito

    burritoincognito Gawd

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    I've got VCSA 6.7 set up on a Precision 3620 with local SSD storage. I was trying to update, but can't put the machine in maintenance mode while the VCSA is online. So, I picked up a T1650 to add to my home lab. It's an Ivy Bridge with half the RAM, and only a single 256GB SSD. More than enough for me to push a couple systems to when I'm messing around.

    Unfortunately, while I was able to create a cluster, I can't join the 3620 to it while it's online, and I can't migrate the VCSA to the 1650 because of the disparity on hardware. I'd need to adjust the cluster to get them compatible with each other by setting it to "max CPU Ivy Bridge" or something.



    How do I make these changes while the VCSA is running things, when it needs the machine to be off to make the changes? I'm almost to the point of deciding to just scrap the VCSA and build a new one on the T1650 to manage the network, and hope that it has less problem moving up than moving down.
     
  2. 4saken

    4saken [H]ardForum Junkie

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    shut it down and unregister it then register it on the other host directly and boot it up? Don't need VC to do that.
     
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  3. danswartz

    danswartz 2[H]4U

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    Yeah, I had to resort to that once or twice :)
     
  4. burritoincognito

    burritoincognito Gawd

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    Thanks, I'll give that a shot!