Anyone using DELL 1000e blade system with MXL powerconnect switch and Equallogic storage running ESXI

looking for sample configs with ESXI.  From DELL Equallogic support they said they never seen company use Hardware iscsi verses software iscsi.  

I looking to see what others are doing and if you can show me what you have configured on switch and ESX.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
We have seen hardware and software iSCSI, but hardware iSCSI is not popular these days, most use software iSCSI because of the high power Host Servers we have to deal with software iSCSI.

and most hardware iSCSI adaptors, cannot use jumbo frames.

see my EE Articles of how to configure your software iSCSI, that we use with our Equallogic SANs.

HOW TO: Enable Jumbo Frames on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 5.0) host server using the VMware vSphere Client

HOW TO: Add an iSCSI Software Adaptor and Create an iSCSI Multipath Network in VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 5.0

You will also want to download the MEM kit from Dell Equallogic for multipath.

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