• Troubleshooting VMware ESXi iSCSI Connections from CLI

    Troubleshooting iSCSI connections… we have all been there, at the data center or your desk trying to solve some dead path issue. I like to drop back to the CLI for this task as it’s much easier to get the information out of VMware for troubleshooting purposes, and the Web clients don’t always have the […]

    Sep 1st, 2016 • Filed under ESXi, iSCSI, Storage, VMwarePrint View
  • VMware vSphere ESXi iSCSI Walk

    Recently I found myself having to perform a walk of physical connections of some ESXi hosts and two (2) QNAP storage arrays being used for storage of VMware Virtual Machines (VM). The idea was to remove the Network Port Binding from two (2) of the four (4) iSCSI VMK adapters, move the adapters to the […]

    Aug 5th, 2016 • Filed under ESXi, iSCSI, Storage, VMwarePrint View
  • Reset and Setup Dell EqualLogic Array

    I recently had to reset and set up a Dell EqualLogic PS4000 SAN array. At the same time, I decided to upgrade the firmware on the array, before placing it back into production. This a rough transcript and comments of that process. PS Series Storage Arrays Unauthorized Access Prohibited login: grpadmin Password: Welcome to Group […]

    Jul 17th, 2016 • Filed under Dell, EqualLogic, Storage Area NetworksPrint View
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