23 avril 2013

Installing Dell Equallogic Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) in vSphere 5.1

Dell offers a Multipathing Extension Module (MEM) for vSphere, and in this post I´ll highlight how to “manually” install it on a ESXi 5.1 host. I will not cover the network setup part of the equation, but rather go through the simple steps required to get the MEM installed on the hosts in question. First of all, you need to download the MEM installation package. At the time of writing, the latest version is v1.1.2.292203, available from equallogic.com. One the archive file is aquired, unzip it and upload... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2011

DELL's Multipath Extension Module for EqualLogic now supports vSphere 5.0

DELL recently released their new Multipath Extension Module (MEM) for the EqualLogic PS Series of storage array. This updated MEM now supports vSphere 5.0.I guess I should try to explain what a MEM is before going any further. VMware implements a Pluggable Storage Architecture (PSA) model in the VMkernel. This means that storage array vendors can write their own multipathing modules to plugin to the VMkernel I/O path. These plugins can co-exist alongside VMware's own default set of modules. There are different modules for different... [Lire la suite]
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