2 node vsan on a community sd-card

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Hi to all,


one of our customer is angry about the prices of the sd-cards on their servers.The price is about 200$ for 1 sd-card .

So the customer asked me that ,instead of buying these cards, lets buy 2 cheap cards,and install esxi on them ,and also but another 2 sdcard for offline.


we will install esxi to all sd-cards and keep 2 of them offline , whenever its needed ,he will replace the broken one with the new.


This sounds good in an normal esxi environment, since if we dont have any backups,and the vms are on the shared storage ,it doesnt create a big problem.

But in 2 node Vsan environment, we couldnt make the desicion ,any ideas ?



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