appetite
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Networking issue on ESX 3.5

We have an ESX Server 3.5.0, 123630. We are running 4 virtual machines on this host. We are facing performance issues on VM's and noticed more latency when tried to ping the host. The latency is in the range of 6-10ms. At present only two VMs are running and two VMs are switched off.

When all the 4 VMs are switched on the latency goes upto 50-60 ms.

Tried seperating VM network and Service console network but no luck.

Please share your inputs.

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weinstein5
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What is the configuration of your ESX host? What sort of CPUs and how much memory? - How much memory do your have assigned to your Service Console? - remember the virtual networking is done by the vmkernel and service console with ESX 3.5 so if the host is running short on resources then networking can be impacted.

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appetite
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Hi,

ESX host Configuration - 8 CPU, 32GB Memory

CPU Information - Intel (R) Xeon (R) CPU E7330 @ 2.40 Ghz

Service console Memory - 800MB

Regards

Jagdeep Shiva

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