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Jumbo Frames, ISCSI and ESXi

I have enabled Jumbo Frames (9000) in ESXi for all my vmNICs, vmKernels, vSwitches, iSCSI Bindings etc - basically anywhere in ESXi where it has an MTU settings I have put 9000 in it. The ports on the ...
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iSCSI SAN - Network adapter bottleneck

My new database server (Windows Server 2008 R2) has a 4 Gbps connection to my Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN. I've been testing it by backing up multiple databases at the same time. There appears to be a ...
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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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enabling jumbo frames on an iSCSI network after the fact

We're using iSCSI storage and have two dedicated VLANs for iSCSi. We didn't implement jumbo frames initially. I'd like to turn it on now. I understand I need to turn it on for the NICs that connect to ...