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Last Modified: 2013-04-28
I am working on a new setup where physical servers are going to be converted to virtual servers using VMware ESX 4.

What we have: 2 Dell R710 servers, 1 Dell PS4000 iSCSI SAN, 1 Dell PowerConnect 5424 switch.
Existing LAN:

Question: Is this the best network design / IP scheme for this? Should the Dell 5424 switch IP be used as the gateway?

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