Just wanted to follow up in case anyone comes upon this thread and finds the info useful. What you will see in the equallogic event logs will look similar to the following. I think their position is that the latency spikes during activity are to be expected. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Can you shed any light on this?

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Management or storage traffic.

I think their position is that the latency spikes during activity are to be expected. Each Port Group has the vmnics reversed.

Is it trunked, or stacked? Selecting this wquallogic balance policy causes the EHCMservice to no longer add and remove additional sessions to the target.

Install EqualLogic Multipath Extension Module MEM in VMware ESXi

Leaving the heartbeat out is really only an option for 5. Reality Extractor 1, 1 13 Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. How about the interconnect between your switch stack for your SAN? Any insights would be greatly appreciated. It all makes eqallogic now. There are a number of good articles that outline the advantages of using the MEM. I’m wondering if we should just use active-active bonding this time around instead of multipathing this time around?


Are there any performance or other concerns I should be looking for? Post as a guest Name. I’ll have to look into potential unintended consequences to creating two iSCSI port groups but at face value it seems like a good advice. Enter the group discovery IP address.

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If you are using LVM then as Tobias says change the configuration in the Equalogic to reflect the connection type you want to use. Near the end of the installation, it will return: I have not done any formal testing on what the fallback is when one is using MEM during say, and eval, and you then enter in your vSphere Std licensing keys.

Volumes will now appear, if CHAP is required each volume will be listed as Inactive until the advanced options are added as above.

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Sign up using Email and Password. The main advantage vs active-passive is potentially greater aggregate pmio since both paths can be made use of though an individual connection cannot exceed the available bandwidth of a single path.

Click the Targets tab and click a target volume that has a status of Connected to highlight and select that target. Let me clarify, easier to configure correctly. I searched the forums and the most appropriate thread I found was: Thanks for the additional insight, Pete! It is hard to tell the the error stems from based m;io what was pasted, but it does seem to be a syntax issue.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Notice the time difference of equalogic 1 second. This probably stems from a few reasons.