Posted on 2011-02-15
I am running ESX 4.1 with a single iSCSI connection to my storage. I have 30 vms running, all on luns from the san. The ports are connected to the san via a gbs switch.
I am experiencing a bit of congestion on this one channel and I want to know which one of the following will better suit my needs:/
1) nic team the iSCSI channel to obtain 2GB throughput on the iSCSI channels (is this possible with iSCSI storage?)
2) Create a second iSCSI channel and present half of the luns via this channel. Is it possible to setup mu;tiple channels going to the same san using the software initiator?