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Replace VMware vSAN Spinning Disk

If you have a failed spinning disk in VMware, you’ll need to do the following steps

esxcli vsan storage list
esxcli vsan storage list
naa.6b8ca3a0e76939002094b6f608d842dc
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e76939002094b6f608d842dc
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e76939002094b6f608d842dc
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 521679fe-ab36-b42c-3ec1-4d7c0729f5e5
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 9821836650674090087
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: true

naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209e01261a119
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209e01261a119
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209e01261a119
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 52657430-257e-6c01-9e6b-106882f6fbd5
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 6449936307264226583
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: true

Unknown
   Device: Unknown
   Display Name: Unknown
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 5265cbe0-9609-52ea-10a5-40c3b6f56b0e
   VSAN Disk Group UUID:
   VSAN Disk Group Name:
   Used by this host: false
   In CMMDS: false
   On-disk format version: <Unknown>
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum:
   Checksum OK: false
   Is Capacity Tier: false
 

naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Is SSD: true
   VSAN UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 5341366624789790142
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: false

naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209fe142c66a9
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209fe142c66a9
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209fe142c66a9
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 52d6e277-c007-20cd-d16d-1600a58579db
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 11952651977245678312
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: true
esxcli vsan storage remove -u 5265cbe0-9609-52ea-10a5-40c3b6f56b0e
esxcli vsan storage list
naa.6b8ca3a0e76939002094b6f608d842dc
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e76939002094b6f608d842dc
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e76939002094b6f608d842dc
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 521679fe-ab36-b42c-3ec1-4d7c0729f5e5
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 9821836650674090087
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: true

naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209e01261a119
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209e01261a119
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209e01261a119
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 52657430-257e-6c01-9e6b-106882f6fbd5
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 6449936307264226583
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: true

naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Is SSD: true
   VSAN UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 14618275518096525487
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: false

naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209fe142c66a9
   Device: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209fe142c66a9
   Display Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209fe142c66a9
   Is SSD: false
   VSAN UUID: 52d6e277-c007-20cd-d16d-1600a58579db
   VSAN Disk Group UUID: 527aafc4-c982-0117-e7ff-65d86bd4921b
   VSAN Disk Group Name: naa.6b8ca3a0e7693900202209690b42bcca
   Used by this host: true
   In CMMDS: true
   On-disk format version: 3
   Deduplication: false
   Compression: false
   Checksum: 11952651977245678312
   Checksum OK: true
   Is Capacity Tier: true

VMWare Article KB2077185