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Expand Node Dell XC630 and XC640

  • 6 March 2019
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Dear all,

I have previously asked, but it was wrong forum, i have existing cluster with Dell XC630-10 4 node, and i want to expand capacity in my cluster, but my team can only buy new hardware ( dell XC640 ) cannot buy dell xc630-10 again, can i expand my cluster with different hardware? and please advice about the step to expand my cluster

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Hi,
basically that's no problem.
do the new node(s) have more storage than the existing ones? if yes, you would have to add two of them to the cluster.
if you have ESX you should take care of the EVC settings
the expansion steps are well explained in the nutanix support portal:
https://portal.nutanix.com/#/page/docs/details?targetId=Web-Console-Guide-Prism-v510:wc-cluster-expand-wc-t.html
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"do the new node(s) have more storage than the existing ones? if yes, you would have to add two of them to the cluster."
can you explain to me more detail?

this is my existing environtment, i have 4 node existing with XC630-10 and evc in cluster already enabled

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