SIOC is used to throttle the VMkernel device queue depth of a LUN, based on the shares set on the virtual machine disks contending for I/O bandwidth. SIOC can only be enabled on datastores (FC/ISCSI/NFS) and not on RDMs. It cannot be enabled on datastores with multiple extents. In this recipe, you will learn how to enable SIOC on a datastore.
Enterprise Plus Licensing is required for SIOC.
SIOC has to be enabled on each datastore. The following procedure explains how to achieve the same: