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Creating easy to identify LeftHand Volumes on ESX/vSphere

Coming from mostly HP EVA environments I got used to identify a Volume/LUN by there LUN number which was a real unique identifier. I could always “talk” LUN number and be sure that it was understood and unique. So ever since I’ve been working with our LeftHand environment I disliked the way that every Volume/LUN is marked […]

vSphere: Freezing VMs after deleting a volume from the SAN

We are running a newly designed vSphere 4.0 environment connected to a very big LeftHand iSCSI environment. Lately we discovered some major problems with a couple of VM’s totally freezing for about 30 seconds, this problem seemed to only occur on several VM’s from one specific host, so time to do some research on this […]