Has anyone ever experienced vMotion from a host taking a very long time (6 mins)? While vMotion to the host is fast (10 secs).
And what was the cause?
We are using ESXi 5.0 Update 3
check if there is a traffic shaping policy active on your vSwitch that limits the outgoing traffic.
Also check if the NIC that is used for vMotion is configured the right way (Gbit and Full Duplex)
Thank you for the input. I've checked and everything seems normal.
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