Raw Device Mappings

Posted by liveammo on Mar. 03, 2009

This tutorial will walk you through the steps of installing a VMware ESX/ESXi 3.5 Virtual Machine into a Raw Device Mapping (RDM). In this video we discuss the architecture of Raw Device Mappings, fibre channel and iSCSI storage fabric zoning requirements for RDMs, the process for installing a VM into an RDM, as well as the performance implications of VMFS vs. RDM installations.

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Tags nfs, vmware, fibre, virtualization, iscsi, esx, fibrechannel, rdm, vcenter, vi35, virtualcenter, vmfs

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