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AMS200 + ESX 3.5 Update 2

Discussion created by Legacy HDS Forums on Aug 19, 2008
Latest reply on Aug 19, 2008 by Legacy HDS Forums

Originally posted by: TTF

Hello all,

Just wondering if anyone can advise what the specific backend array settings should be for a VMWare ESX 3.5 box connected with 2 HBAs to 2 fabrics and zoned to ports 0A and 1A on the AMS200?

I would like the VMware box to access the array down one port (eg 0A) and in the event of a failure (eg switch, gbic, controller) then to fail over to the other controller. I don't want it to round robin.

I have already requested the VMWare config guide from HDS, but in the meantime if anyone can advise what the following settings should be:

Simple Settings
Alternate Path

I'm also assuming that we don't install any HDS software (Eg HDLM) on the VMWare box itself - is this correct?

Many thanks