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Vmware ESXi 5.5 can't connect to iSCSI target with blockio enabled

I'm currently trying to add a new iSCSI target that is set to run blockio instead of fileio. The iSCSI target i located on a Ubuntu server 13.10 and i already connected one my ESXi host to on target ...
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Upstart task to wait for iscsi target to become available?

I've got a couple of virtualization servers running Ubuntu 12.04 and Virtualbox and just bought a Synology NAS which I plan to use as an iSCSI target to serve storage for the VMs. I realize that ...
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how to configure ISCSI fault tolerance in ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

how to configure ISCSI fault tolerance in ubuntu 12.04 Anyone has a tutorial or steps to?! thanks in advance knowing that initiator and server are ubuntu
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How can I mount a XenServer VHD from an iSCSI SR in Ubuntu?

I need to get files from a Linux VM that was hosted on an iSCSI volume attached to a XenServer host, but I no longer have any XS hosts around (they've all been converted to VMware). I've already ...
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SAN with iSCSI-Target Performance Horrendous

We have a poor man's SAN setup in a 1U Ubuntu server running iSCSI-Target with two 300GB drives in RAID-0. We then are using it for block level storage for virtual machines. The hypervisor is ...
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Creating multiple ISCSI LUNs from one disk, under Linux

I have a 2.7 TB virtual disk (LSI MegaRAID controller with ten 600GB SAS drives configured in RAID10) under Linux. I am sharing this disk to a remote ESX host via ISCSI. Unfortunately ESX will only ...
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Testing whether jumbo frames are actually working

Is there a command to test whether jumbo frames are actually working? i.e. some sort of "ping" that reports whether or not the packet was broken up along the way. I've an ESXi host with an Ubuntu VM ...
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Linux tool/command to check file system performance

What is the simplest way to check read/write performance to a specific location (e.g. a mounted iSCSI device). I suspect I can't use hdparm because that's lower level. Am I right?
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Cloud vs traditional iSCSI, xen, drbd, etc

I was wondering, how does a 'traditional' virtual machine setup with storage on iSCSI, with a fallback using DRBD, nodes with Xen installed the 'normal way', storing their images on the iSCSI target, ...
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Zimbra - NFS vs. iSCSI

We are going to be migrating our mail server from postfix/courier to Zimbra over the next few months. We've run a prototype server over an iSCSI LUN exported from a Dell Equallogic quite successfully. ...