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AuGL
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Veeam ONE causing alarms in vCenter with VSAN

Post by AuGL » Jul 22, 2019 11:09 pm

I setup a new installation of Veeam ONE, as we had the licensing but no one ever implemented it where I work.

After configuring the vCenter connection in Veeam ONE, it started to collect data (all default settings). We make use of VMware VSAN and so only have a VSAN datastore.
I noticed a number of alarms appearing in vCenter, to do with the VSAN Stats DB (VSAN performance metrics), and also some hosts experiencing connectivity issues.

I had to shutdown the Veeam ONE server, and everything then returned to normal shortly after.

Why is Veeam ONE causing this problem?

Support ticket: 03676313.

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Re: Veeam ONE causing alarms in vCenter with VSAN

Post by HannesK » Jul 23, 2019 6:31 am

Hello,
please understand that only support can find out the reason.

It's hard to guess a specific issue. In general Veeam ONE does not create alarms on vCenter with VSAN (I have customers with that setup without any problem)

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Hannes

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Re: Veeam ONE causing alarms in vCenter with VSAN

Post by AuGL » Aug 27, 2019 10:26 am

So I have a temporary fix from support to change some files in Veeam ONE, so it does not query the vSAN performance metrics so often, that resolved the initial problem. Now I have an issue with Veeam ONE not being able to complete the data collection, it finishes with a warning as it reaches the timeout limit.

I saw in this weeks Veeam community digest that a new version of Veeam ONE has been released.
Are there any fixes in this release for vSAN?
Where can I get the release notes?

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Re: Veeam ONE causing alarms in vCenter with VSAN

Post by AuGL » Sep 07, 2019 9:19 pm

So finally after weeks I've eventually had someone from Support actually confirm that Veeam ONE causes the following alarms to appear in vCenter:
"vSAN object health" and "Hosts with connectivity issues".

This is in 9.5 Update 4 and in 4a they disabled the vSAN performance monitoring to workaround it. So I'm not getting any performance data in Veeam ONE for the vSAN datastore.

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