I have several R720 servers with dual port Broadcom BCM57810 10Gb NICS. They all have Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter installed with the Hyper-V role. I am trying to make iSCSI connections to a Dell/Equallogic PS6110. I have HIT 7.1 installed on the servers. I can make a single connection to the storage ok, but when I make the second connection (MPIO) , it drops shortly thereafter. I believe the issue is on the server side because we have other Dell servers that were configured by Dell and have MPIO (2 connections) working fine. Any advice on how to get the second connection to stay up? I want to cluster these nodes, but the cluster validation test keeps failing on MPIO, stating there's only a single connection to the storage.
The following article is comprised of the pearls we have garnered deploying virtualization solutions since Virtual Server 2005 and subsequent 2008 RTM+ Hyper-V in standalone and clustered environments.
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how they can get their files copied out from their unbootable system without need to use recovery services. As an example non-bootable Windows 2012R2 installation is used which has boot problems.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target.
To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…