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VxRail – Lookup Service Tag/Serial Number

See also related Post: In addition to the physical tag at the front of the VxRail appliance you may also leverage PowerCLI, ESXi console or vCenter GUI to pull the ST/SN of each VxRail appliance. PowerCLI Get-Hosts -Server VxRailManager_IP -Username administrator@vsphere.local -Password PW |ft sn, hostname ESXi Console Per individual host: /opt/vxrail/tools/ipmitool fru print 17 vCenter UI With the […]

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EMC XtremIO – Setting Disk.SchedNumReqOutstanding On vSphere 5.5 & 6.0 (PowerCLI)

PowerCLI Download Disk.SchedNumReqOutstanding (DSNRO) – Determines the maximum number of active storage commands (I/Os) allowed at any given time at the VMkernel. The default value is 32 and the maximum value is 256. For XtremIO storage with VMware vSphere it is recommended to set the DSNRO parameter to the maximum value of 256. When using vSphere 5.5 the Disk.SchedNumReqOutstanding parameter […]

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VMware PowerCLI – Adding VMFS Datastore’s

Thank you Cliff, Steve and Luc for helping me out with this task. After you have created the required LUN’s on your storage array and mapped the LUN’s to your ESXi hosts, at this stage you may use PowerCLI to add these new LUNs as VMFS datastore’s. 1. Connect to vCenter: Connect-VIServer -Server “vcenter_IP” -User UserName -Password Password If you […]