Useful cmds for troubleshooting ISCSI on ESXI Shell

Just a quick post showing a few commands that are great for troubleshooting issues with ISCSI on  ESXI host: Netcat: the following cmd verifies that you can reach the TCP ISCSI port (2360) on the storage array from the host. nc -z target_ip 3260 vmkping: To test the san and switch configuration you can use the following... Continue Reading →

ISCSI SAN Solutions

Over the last 6 weeks I have been looking at how I could reduce the costs when adding corporate storage. Storage seems to be one of the biggest IT expenditures a business has to invest in and for academic institutes it's not always possible because of the funding implications. I have been working with HP's Lefhand G1/2 P4000 SAN in a Raid 10... Continue Reading →

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