Enabling round robin or utilizing other technologies to increase storage throughput

I currently have multiple 1Gbps paths to my SAN but I am only utilizing one of them.  It's a store virtual 3200 with two LAGG bonds that present multiple IP addresses, all of one of which say standby.  Will enabling round robin increase the throughput to my storage controller?  

Furthermore, if you read the link I've posted below, the very last poster says something about configuring it for 1 IO per path.  Does anyone have a good comprehensive walk-through on how to do that?

I fee like we're not utilizing our storage controller to its fullest potential.  This is an Enterprise plus license I'm working with, FYI.



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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
What does the vendor recommend and provide, the reason I ask, is for example Equallogic provide additional VIBs, and path policies you install to ensure that ALL paths are active to the LUNs.

Also enabling Jumbo Frames, and configure iSCSI as follows is best practice...

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

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

BUT, this is very much dependant upon the SAN, because EMC SANs are configured differently using Teaming..,.

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andyalderSaggar maker's framemakerCommented:
The manufacturer says you should be using ALB on the storevirtual and round-robin. ALB receives with one NIC but sends with multiple ones so it improves reads from the storage.

Chris HInfrastructure ManagerAuthor Commented:
@Handy  This is a 3000 series, which in my experience, is entirely different from the 4000.
Page 15 seems to have the precise information

@Andrew  Thanks for the documents.  The vendor is HP as stated above.  I'm going to follow the document and install the VIB.  I appreciate you mentioning there is a module for most vendors.  That was definitely not known on our end.

I think I have all I need here.  Much appreciated!!!

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