Prev 1 2 3 Next Page 1 of 3. I would imagine they should be the same. In this post, I will step through the process for Windows R2. Make sure both options are enabled. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

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If anything, host network should be more I also put one VM Guest on md30000i VM host 3 total and ran benchmarks, running all three there is a noticeable decrease in performance leading me to believe it may be the MDi.

This test is also without Jumbo Frames being enabled.

Hi David, The server has 6 x NIC’s, I’m using two of these bonded eth0 and eth1 for the front-end and management connections. Recently, I was working on a backup solution for a VMware vSphere environment.

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Though when both 1GB are working they do use both connections Just not using all available Edited by: Upvote if you found this answer helpful or interesting. Just format and assign a drive letter.


E-mail me on firstname. This is a redundant design.

Hopefully I am just missing something. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Just so that anyone else that sees this can benefit from it also.

Hi Hans, In this case I do disagree.

I also have noticed that if I unplug one connection so only 1GB connection is available performance stays the same. You are already familiar with that.

[dm-devel] help needed for Dell MD3000i and multipathing

The status of the Discovered Target is Inactive. We are working on a fix. Because the Windows server functions as a backup ms3000i, I added the newly created host to the same group. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Share this post Link to post. So if we are running 2X1Gb connections to the one MDi controller md3000 will only see 1Gb performance?

Were you able to test your windows system to see what performance you get? Please keep your posts relevent to troubleshooting the issue. It also seems that the interest from Citrix side to solve this issue is very low, as people have been asking why they get so poor performance from iSCSI since version 4 of XEN without any answer. The status of the MDi is now Connected.


The Details button shows the path details. Once we’ve got somewhere I’ll post our findings. You mentioned Jumbo frames. Step 7 Return to the Targets tab.

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Maybe I can compare? LUN31 is for administrative purposes and does not show up because m3000i is Disk -1 compare with Disk 2 and Disk 3.

The MDi has 2 controllers, each controller has 2 nics. The operating system of the backup server is Microsoft Windows R2 Standard edition.

Low Volume though and multipathing is working but all going to the same switch. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.