Disable or re-enable VASA

You can disable or re-enable an Isilon cluster to communicate with VMware vSphere through VMware vSphere API for Storage Awareness (VASA).

About this task

To disable support for VASA, you must disable both the VASA daemon and the Isilon web administration interface. You will not be able to administer the cluster through an internet browser while the web interface is disabled. To re-enable support for VASA, you must enable both the VASA daemon and the web interface.

Procedure

  1. Open a secure shell (SSH) connection to any node in the cluster and log in.
  2. Disable or enable the web interface by running one of the following commands:
    • isi services apache2 disable

    • isi services apache2 enable

  3. Disable or enable the VASA daemon by running one of the following commands:
    • isi services isi_vasa_d disable

    • isi services isi_vasa_d enable