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VMWare iSCSI HBA Multipathing

Posted on 2010-11-11
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Hi,

I have a setup whereby we are making use of Dell R910 servers with Broadcom 10G nics on VMWare 4.1 and Dell EqualLogic SAN's.

I have setup the R910 to connect to the EqualLogic and the multipathing seems to be working fine, however I want to know if there is a way to verfiy if it is working using the broadcom hba iscsi offloading or is it using software iscsi offloading.

Could someone please let me know how I can verfiy this?

Regards,
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Do the HBAs show up under Storage Adapters as hardware adapters or are you useing vmhba37, the software iSCSI initiator?
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I see the HBA's under Storage adapters and adding the iscsi details on the properties of these HBA's
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If the volumes are connected under the HBA in storage adapters, then the HBA is handling the iscsi offloading.
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