I am relitively new in the VM world. I have created a template with using Windows 2003 Standard with a 25 gig partition. My ESX servers are attached to a SAN. I needed to add 2 additonal drives. When I add the drives this is the step I take.
Add _Hard Disk
Create a new virtual disk
Specify a database store (I choose my LUN here)
My questions come at this point. Does each disk need its own SCSI Virtual device node. But default it uses SCSI (0:1), but when I created the other 2 I used SCSI (0:2) and (0:3)
Does this hurt anything? What is the pros and cons of this?
It is a good idea to create a separate hard disk for each volume. It especially helps when you're backing up vmdk(s) and need to restore. If you have one vmdk with multiple volumes you lose the capability
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