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SgRddY
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Setting up MPIO for ESXi 4 and EqualLogic iSCSI

Hello All,

I was just wondering if there is any doccuments around to setup MPIO for ESXi 4.0 and EqualLogic SAN? I have the one for ESX 4 only and not ESXi. Apparently, the setup requires to the use of CLI to create jumbo frame swhitches and such that the GUI is not capable of and ESXi doesn't have supported CLI.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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Andy_Banta
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Use

vicfg-vmknic -l

to list the available vmkNICs.

Use

esxcli –-server

to see the NICs that have been added.

It would be nice if this was simpler.

Andy

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Andy_Banta
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ESXi doesn't have supported CLI.

Use the remote CLI. All of the same features are available in ESXi.

See

Enjoy,

Andy

binoche
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Netapp should have such as best practices docs for vsphere, please contact Netapp also

binoche, VMware VCP, Cisco CCNA

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cdickerson
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Or the vMA appliance. this is how I did it for my ESXi servers and Equallogic SAN's.

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SgRddY
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I am using RCLI and it seems to be working. Not as fast as the ESX CLI but it will do. However, I can't seem to be able to adapt the command "esxcli swiscsi nic add" from the ESX CLI to use with ESXi' RCLI. Can someone please help with that?

Thanks.

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Andy_Banta
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Use

vicfg-vmknic -l

to list the available vmkNICs.

Use

esxcli –-server

to see the NICs that have been added.

It would be nice if this was simpler.

Andy

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SgRddY
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Thanks for the reply Andy. It works.

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