There are two ways that we can do this mutipathing redundancy configuration.
- Create two vSwitches (Standard) and two port groups with a vmnic each
- Create one vSwitch (Standard) and crate two port groups
I’m going to show these two methods in this article:
Create two vSwitches and two portgroups with vmnics
This is the setup of the VMware network configuration
This is kind of a easy pretty straight forward connection. Now go to your “Software iSCSI” adapter and click on “Properties”
Once you get the iSCSI initiator Properties go to “Network Configuration” tab and click on “Add…”
Since there is only one path for each port groups it shows the available “vmknics” here.
Add these two “vmknics” and close the iSCSI initiator window. Check the path status “not use” these paths are not yet activated.
Check the path status again and you will be able to identify the “Active” status of one of the paths.
That’s only from this configuration as I mentioned before this is a pretty straight forward and easy configuration.