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To check for for teaming status on physical nics on my blade running esxi 4.1.

have to check for teaming status on physical nics on my blade running esxi 4.1..

in windows i can check,but not sure how to check in esxi console ?

how to traceroure an ip form esxi host tracert/traceroure not working ??
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8/22/2022 - Mon
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Use the traceroute command

e.g. traceroute

esxcfg-nics -l
 this will list your nics.

esxcfg-vswitch -l
this will list vSwitches with uplinks

no such command found like traceroute  or tracert..pls advice where i have to look further for my esxi 4.1 ?

and other are commands i can use, is there any way to check for teaming status on my esxi 4.1 host,like we check in windows ?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

please use the commands above.

upload the output here.
Your help has saved me hundreds of hours of internet surfing.

Please find attached sheet for command output and advice what to use for traceroute an ip ?

also need to make sure that physical  nic team teaming  is configured as given in another snap for New Teaming -it should be b/w 2 physical nics not b/w 2 ports on same nic

Please advcie  how to check/verify and configure it.

I have 2 physical nics on my esxi host with dual port and looking for teaming b/w 2 diff nics only
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

your traceroute command is missing from your installation.

there are only two nics listed by the esxcfg-nics command

vmnic0 and vmnic1

if you diagram you have four nics.

you cannot team as you want with only 2 nics.

insert another nic.

how can we get that traceroute back in esxi..please advice, is re installation or repair  

actually issue with my esxi is, m unable to get this in network even configured multiple vlan on chassis swicth ?..so just to troubleshoot whether issue is with or config/blade chassis/network?
please advice if any more options we can try?

and what if i have 2 nic , each have 2 ports..as given in snap?

cant we configure teaming on 2 physical nics here,because i remember it would need only 2 nics for teaming
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

1. Re-install ESXi.

2. Your nics are both connected to vSwitch0, so are currently probably teamed. You have added two nics to a vSwitch0, so they are teamed.

my concern is how to verify if nics given in switch are teamed as given in another snap fo new teaming -b/w 2 nics.Not b/w 2 ports on each nic
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

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Thanks,have to check for options we can set here
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