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I'm using iSCSI with the iSCSI software adapter in ESXi along with UCS and using port binding to bind each iSCSI vmkernel port to a specific vmnic and I'm using 2 vmnics.  Should I also within UCS bind each vmnic so that traffic from vmnic1 goes through Fabric Interconnect 1 and traffic from vmnic2 flows through Fabric Interconnect 2?

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chriswahl
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Should I also within UCS bind each vmnic so that traffic from vmnic1 goes through Fabric Interconnect 1 and traffic from vmnic2 flows through Fabric Interconnect 2?

A vEth can only egress into a single Fabric Interconnect - this is decided when you pick the Fabric (A or B) for the vNIC. There is no additional binding to perform.

VCDX #104 (DCV, NV) ஃ WahlNetwork.com ஃ @ChrisWahl ஃ Author, Networking for VMware Administrators

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chriswahl
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Should I also within UCS bind each vmnic so that traffic from vmnic1 goes through Fabric Interconnect 1 and traffic from vmnic2 flows through Fabric Interconnect 2?

A vEth can only egress into a single Fabric Interconnect - this is decided when you pick the Fabric (A or B) for the vNIC. There is no additional binding to perform.

VCDX #104 (DCV, NV) ஃ WahlNetwork.com ஃ @ChrisWahl ஃ Author, Networking for VMware Administrators
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TheVMinator
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ok thanks!

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