Network Load Balancing in Windows 2008 with VMWare ESXi

I have 2 Windows 2008 Enterprise servers that I am looking to Network Load Balance. These servers are virtual servers running on a VMWare ESXi platform. When I install NLB on the two servers they can no longer ping each other hence I can not add them into the NLB Cluster. Any thoughts?
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vmwarun - ArunCommented:
You need to use RDMs (Raw Device Mappings) to use NLB.
What application (Web or Terminal Services) are you configuring using NLB ?
PCT_TRUSTAuthor Commented:
I am looking to have the load balancers pass traffic to 2 Network Load Balanced IIS webservers.
vmwarun - ArunCommented:
This article is worth reading before you actually deploy your NLB Nodes.
Microsoft NLB Not Working Properly in Unicast Mode 

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