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Multipathing on Vmware using Netapp SAN FAS2240-2 Fiber Channel

AMIR_JABRAN

Hi,

I want to test Multipathing using Vmware:

I have two Vmware ESXI 5.0 version

I Have connect my esxi host with SAN using HBA's.

1)I want to test multipathing in vmware what was the best practice or suggestion or any article.

2)Which one is best to mapp netapp san storage as Datastore or RAW device.

3)I can connect my datastore using HBA with SAN and can use as i want , but how i can achieve multipathing on that if our esxi1 down .

Plz share your answers a i new to this.

Regards

M.AMir

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Re: Multipathing on Vmware using Netapp SAN FAS2240-2 Fiber Channel

rainer_s

Hi,

this may help

http://www.netapp.com/us/media/tr-3704.pdf

http://www.netapp.com/us/media/wp-7135.pdf

NetApp Storage Best Practices for VMware vSphere

http://www.netapp.com/us/media/tr-3749.pdf

make sure ALUA is enabled on your igroups

use the virtual storage console plugin

regards

Rainer

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