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what multipathing policy to use?

TDUBB1234

what multipathing policy should i use for vmware?

for active active arrays

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

droach

Old data?  Try the command 'lun stats -o' and 'sysstat -b 1' to see if the Partner Ops are increasing on any LUNS.

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droach

Round Robin with ALUA enabled

TDUBB1234

what about for windows hosts. why I am not seeing all optimized paths?

droach

Only the paths to the primary controller (the one that owns the LUN) will show as optimized.  The unoptimized paths are the paths via your secondary controller.

TDUBB1234

how come lun config_check -A is still showing this

lun config_check -A

The following FCP Initiators are sending Read/Write i/o over the

FCP Partner Paths during the last 68954 seconds

WWPN Partner's Port ops bytes ostype

21:00:00:1b:32:1d:7c:19 0d 10 5120 vmware

Offending OS: vmware

Proxy ops exceeded 300 out of 300 times

Proxy bytes exceed 0 out of 300 times

No Problems Found

i have switch to round robin on my netapp luns

droach

Old data?  Try the command 'lun stats -o' and 'sysstat -b 1' to see if the Partner Ops are increasing on any LUNS.

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TDUBB1234

seems ok now. changed to rr on vmware and rebooted. thanks

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