HA disabled VMs not registered on other hosts after failure? [www.yellow-bricks.com]
A couple of weeks ago one of our SEs asked me about vSphere HA functionality that was introduced a while ago, which is the ability to have HA disabled VMs being registered on other healthy hosts in a cluster after a failure. Not only does this apply to “HA disabled VMs” but also to powered-off VMs. This functionality was introduced to make it easier to power-on a VM after a host failure which was powered off before the failure, or which was disabled for HA restarts. Without this functionality you would need to re-register the VM on a different host, which are various unneeded steps.
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