Storage path selection plugins
Mutlipathing allows more than one physical path to be used to transfer data between the ESXi hosts and the storage array. In the event of a failure in a storage path, the host or hosts can switch to another available path. Multipathing also provides load balancing by distributing the storage I/O across multiple physical paths.
How to do it...
To determine the multipathing policy, we perform the following steps:
- Identify the different native multipathing policies available and the capabilities of each policy.
- Select a multipathing policy based on the number of paths and the array type used.
- Change the default multipathing policy using the
- Configure the multipathing policy on the storage devices presented ...