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NCM for vSphere

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joeinca
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NCM for vSphere

Is this NCM extension needed for only iSCSI MPIO or is it also for Fiber Channel connections too?

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thomas_lam
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Re: NCM for vSphere

For FC implementation; we strongly recommend customer also install NCM on vSphere ESX.

Despite it works well with VMware native round-robin multipath policy; having NCM setup will also install "Nimble Path Selection Plugin (PSP)" which helps automatically directs the I/O request for a Nimble Storage device to the most favorable route; result better performance.