Category Archives: Equallogic

vSphere vmk ping reply update in 5.1

There is a new KB Article out from VMware discussing a change in how the kernel managed ICMP replies. If you’ll recall some ISCSI vendors needed workarounds for how replies worked in previous releases. The issue was the reply would … Continue reading

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Demo virtual Equallogic PS6000 array available

If you’re a Dell/Equallogic partner you can finally have access to a software version of a PS6000 iSCSI array. This has been available internally at Dell since at least 2009 (the date of the included documentation) but it’s release to … Continue reading

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iSCSI Multipath for Equallogic round 3

I posted a rather cryptic set of commands way back when, followed it with a script from Dell that would setup multipath on vSphere 4.x for you, then followed that with setting up MPIO in the GUI. Now I’m back … Continue reading

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VMware iSCSI multipath (Round Robin) for Equallogic Part 2

Must read update for Equallogic multipath vSphere5 multi-path walkthrough Update: tag all Round Robin LUNs in one script Earlier I posted an entry about manually creating what you need for iSCSI multipath on vSphere 4.1 with an Equallogic storage array. … Continue reading

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