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VMware vSphere 5.5 Cookbook by Abhilash G B

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Viewing and changing the multipathing of a LUN

Storage LUNs presented to the ESXi hosts preferably need to be made highly available. This is achieved by enabling multiple connectivity paths between the ESXi hosts and the SAN storage. Once configured correctly, these paths can then be used either to failover or load balance the I/O activity.

In this section, we will learn how to view the current multipathing configuration for a particular LUN.

How to do it...

Information regarding the multipathing for a LUN can be viewed either from the vSphere Web Client GUI or using ESXi CLI. In this recipe, I will cover both these methods.

Using the vSphere Web Client GUI

The following steps will help you view the multipathing information using the vSphere Web Client: ...

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