I currently have a vsphere 5 cluster using fiber channel storage. I am going to be building a new vsphere 6 cluster with ISCSI storage, my hosts have 6 10GB NICS and 2 1GB NICS. I am thinking of building it as follows, just want to get peoples thoughts and suggestions. This is using Enterprise Plus licensing
2 10GB NICS for ISCSI, these will go directly to a pair of dedicated ISCSI switches just for my storage
2 10GB NICS in DVSwitch 1 for vmotion
2 10GB NICS in DVSwitch 2 for virtual machine networks
2 1GB NICS in a standard VSwitch for management/vmkernel
Anyone have thoughts/issues with the above, and any specifics with how the switches should be configured for load balancing? any specific settings?