Category Archives: IBM

ESXi 5.5 Hosts Not Restoring Storage Paths Following SAN Switch Failure

While performing resilience tests for a customer I identified that following the failure of a SAN switch the ESXi hosts did not restore lost storage paths once the SAN switch was brought back into service. The infrastructure in question was … Continue reading

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Carefully Plan Filer Names and Volume Names when using VMware Site Recovery Manager with NetApp / IBM N series SRA

I have been struggling with an issue reprotecting a Protection Group within VMware Site Recovery Manager with the IBM N series (NetApp) Storage Replication Adapter. The first step Configure Storage to Reverse Direction would fail with “Error – Failed to … Continue reading

Posted in IBM, N series, NetApp, Site Recovery Manager, Storage, VMware | 10 Comments