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VMware ESXi Cookbook by Aravind Sivaraman, Mohammed Raffic Kajamoideen

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Implementing High Availability (HA)

vSphere HA (High Availability) provides high availability for virtual machines in case of ESXi host failures in the cluster. ESXi hosts in the HA cluster are monitored, and if the ESXi host failure occurs, virtual machines running on the failed host will be restarted on the alternate hosts in the HA cluster.

Getting ready

Connect to your vCenter server via vSphere Web Client login and browse to your cluster in the vSphere Web Client.

How to do it...

vSphere HA provides high availability for virtual machines in case of ESXi host failures in the cluster. Enabling vSphere HA is possible during cluster creation or after creating the cluster. We will look into a detailed step-by-step procedure to enable vSphere HA ...

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