Adding a new Cache device and you setup your cluster with -CacheDeviceModel and now the new device wont be used as Cache?

Hello Everyone, it’s been a while since my last blog post. So i thought id share something i came over in our Azure Stack HCI(Former S2D) slack channel. https://azurestackhci.slack.com

Someone said that they had a new Node that when they added that node to the cluster, the new Cache devices would not bind to the Capacity drives on that cluster. The reason for this is when the cluster was created, it was run with Enable-ClusterS2D -CacheDeviceModel. When doing so you tell the cluster that the only allowed Cache device is this model.

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How to configure System Center VMM Part 10 – Physical Computer Profiles

Welcome back for Part 10 of this System Center VMM series, in this post I will talk to you about Physical Computer Profiles

In the previous posts i have spoken about all the different fabric items that needs to be in place for Bare Metal Deployment to work. Physical Computer Profiles is the last piece of the puzzle for doing BMT deployment.

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How to configure System Center VMM Part 5 – Logical Switches

Welcome back for Part 5 of this System Center VMM series, in this post I will write about Logical Switches.

If you do not know what a Logical Switch is, it’s basically the same as a Standard Switch created with New-VMswitch on a Windows Server OS. But it’s defined and create by VMM, so that you can manage it from VMM. You can also from VMM 2019 convert a Standard Switch to Logical Switch.

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