VMware 6.5 Fault Tolerance

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I have two ESXi 6.5 hosts, licensed with Enterprise Plus. Each host has its own datastore derived from the each server's physical hard drives.
I have created a cluster for the these two servers. Vmkernel ports are in place place for these servers, with FT logging and other services allowed.

I would like to configure Fault tolerance for the virtual machines on one of the hosts above. How can I possibly achieve this without the use of Shared Storage?
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I would like to configure Fault tolerance for the virtual machines on one of the hosts above. How can I possibly achieve this without the use of Shared Storage?

Simple Answer - You CANNOT.

VMware FT is a "function" of VMware HA, which needs shared storage.

So you will have to create shared storage, to be honest with you, a complete waste of Enterprise Plus licenses.

So you could build a NAS, iSCSI SAN.... purchase maybe vSAN

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Is there anything that needs be done on a Windows vCenter Server based web client in order for the vsphere Replication 6.5 plugin to show in web client after vsphere replication ovf deployment.
I have already registered the VRMS successfully, but after logging out and back into the vsphere web client there is still no replication plugin.
I'm working on a 6.5 vsphere environment.
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Is there anything that needs be done on a Windows vCenter Server based web client in order for the vsphere Replication 6.5 plugin to show in web client after vsphere replication ovf deployment.
I have already registered the VRMS successfully, but after logging out and back into the vsphere web client there is still no replication plugin.
I'm working on a 6.5 vsphere environment.

this is a new question, and is off topic, and has nothing to do with the original question asked!

I believe your question has been answered, please select a solution, and please post a new question and myself or other Expert will be glad to assist.

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You Solution was helpful Andres
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Please select it.

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