vSAN: Can VMs run on both hosts?

Brian B
Brian B used Ask the Experts™
Just having trouble finding a definitive answer to this:

In a vSAN 6.7 setup with two hosts and a witness, can you have different VMs running on both hosts at the same time? (Not talking about HA, just manually load balancing, ie. running a DC on each host.)
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sure, both Hosts are normal vSphere Hosts and can run VMs (you can not run VMs on the Witness-Host)
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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The datastores in vSAN are presented to all hosts in the vSAN Cluster and offer storage.

The compute (hosts) can run all the VMs, and different VMs using the storage provided by vSAN.
Brian BEE Topic Advisor, Independant Technology Professional


Great, thanks for the reassurance.

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