troubleshooting Question

ESXi host can't see FC storage devices

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Goal: Get Host B to see the same storage devices as Host A

To make things simple, I'll only describe the necessary parts of the infrastructure...

Open-E SAN devices
Dell PowerEdge R430 ESXi hosts
QLogic SANBox 5802 switches
62.5/125 micron cables connecting everything

Host A can see all of the storage devices
 Host A can see three desired devices
Host B (with identical configs as Host A) cannot see two of the three storage devices highlighted above
 Host B can only see one of the three desired devices

Host A and B both have the proper FC assignments in the storage devices
They both have the proper zoning set in the QLogic switches (the switches are licensed for all ports)
I have restarted Host B with no change

NOTE: Host B used to see all the storage devices. I'm not sure why it can't anymore

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