vCenter – HA Error: The number of heartbeat datastores for the host is 1

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vCenter – HA Error: The number of heartbeat datastores for the host is 1

Currently, I have only one iSCSI LUN as shared storage.

in the Production environment,  Do I need 2 heartbeat data store for HA or Can I ignore this warning
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Murali SripadaVMware Engineer | vExpert 18/19
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Commented:
This can be due to the number of heartbeat datastores are not 2 which is required.. Condition can be due to not all the shared datastores are accessible to all the esxi hosts in the cluster.

This kb article explains the remedies

https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/2004739
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Commented:
It's a Warning you can ignore or disable it!

or add another Shared Datastore

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
no problems, glad to help.

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