EMC VPLEX Metro: Cluster Witness Server Maintenance

Although it’s not mandatory, the Cluster Witness Server (CWS) in a ┬áVPLEX Metro Cluster serves a very important purpose as the arbitrator between inter-cluster network partition failures and actual cluster/site failures. It’s a lightweight (<3GB) VMware vm deployed from an OVA that establishes itself in a 3 way VPN between Continue Reading