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NSITPS
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Flow Control

Hi

With an iscsi initiator within the guest do you need to set flow control on

the vswitch if it is set throughout the iscsi network (pNICs - switch - array) - I have a feeling the

answer is no, however I need to be 100% sure as I know this is the case for

jumbo frames.

Thanks

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GeneNZ
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You are correct.

Flow control is only enabled on your iSCSI switch and potentially the SAN, if not enabled already.

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GeneNZ
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You are correct.

Flow control is only enabled on your iSCSI switch and potentially the SAN, if not enabled already.

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J1mbo
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Flow control is required end-to-end, but must be supported by the switch to work at all in the first place.

Presumably the vSwitch supports it since the sw-iscsi initiator essentially requires it, but I'm not sure if it is offered to attached vNICs are part of the auto-negotiation phase as in the physical world.

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NSITPS
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Thanks for the help - The physical switches do support flow control.

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