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dont see the network config tab on my iscsi software int in vmware esx 4.1

Posted on 2013-05-13
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I don't see the network config tab when I right click on my iscsi software adapter so that I can setup the multipath network config
Why don't I see it and is there something I need to do?
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by:amarchandk
ID: 39163603
iscsi multi pathing configuration can be done via cli in esx4.1. GUI is not available in 4.x versions

following url will guide you to configure multipathing via cli

http://www.yellow-bricks.com/2009/03/18/iscsi-multipathing-with-esxcliexploring-the-next-version-of-esx/
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see my EE Article, which shows you how to setup Multipathing (there is no GUI for 4.x)

Tutorial with Step by Step Screenshots

HOW TO: Add an iSCSI Software Adaptor and Create an iSCSI Multipath Network in VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 4.1

You may also want to consider using Jumbo Frames.
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by:vmich
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Great article Hanccocka as usual..
Is there a command to run via ssh to verify that the settings are now set after running swiscsi ?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
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esxcli swiscsi nic list -d vmhba35

where vmhba35 is the iscsi initiator hba
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by:vmich
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solved issue
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