Shutting down and powering on a VSAN 6.0 Cluster when vCenter Server is running on top of VSAN

VMware have released a new KB on the method for shutting down and powering on a VSAN Cluster when vCenter Server resides on the VSAN datastores…

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2142676

Shutdown/Startup order of the NSX for vSphere 6.x environment after a maintenance window or a power outage

VMware have just recently released a Knowledge Base Article that provides guidance in how NSX objects should be powered off or on during maintenance windows or power outages.

If you’re already using NSX, then have a read here:

http://kb.vmware.com/kb/2139067