VMware HA admission control/ HA CLusters

HI,

I have two node VMware 6.5 HA Clusters. and I have lots of resources to failover. I have selected the admission control by percentage usage %50 percent.

However unless I disabled admission control, HA wont migrate the powered on VMs saying there is no enough resources to failover.

Please look a the screen shot to see that there are lots of resources

any ideas ?

F.
toronto2456Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
vSphere has calculated you do not have enough resources!
toronto2456Author Commented:
I dont understand, there is only 4 VMs on this cluster and when I look at the image, it says there is resources,

am i interpreting wrong and how to solve this ?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
please supply, host specifications, and VMs specifications
Ensure Business Longevity with As-A-Service

Using the as-a-service approach for your business model allows you to grow your revenue stream with new practice areas, without forcing you to part ways with existing clients just because they don’t fit the mold of your new service offerings.

toronto2456Author Commented:
I am sorry,

I thought I have attached an image file. here is the screen shot for Cluster resources and the Admission control setting.

as for VMs, I have only one VM with 10 GB HDD and 4 GB ram.

HA only works with admission control disabled for the time being

Pls see the attached files
Capture1.PNG
Capture2.PNG
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
please supply, host specifications, and VMs specifications.

CPU and Memory for all hosts and VMs.
toronto2456Author Commented:
in 6.5 , it turns out that HA requires 3 hosts. we have called VMware support, they were not also aware.

So with 2 host doesn't work. needs three at least

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
vSphere

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.