7 Responses

  1. Will
    Will at |

    Excellent post! Finally spells out overcomplicating a simple situation.

  2. Josh Odgers (VCDX#90)
    Josh Odgers (VCDX#90) at |

    Totally Agree! Well said.

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  4. Mike Brown
    Mike Brown at |

    Great read as always, glad I’m not the only one seeing this in the field :)

  5. Rickard Nobel
    Rickard Nobel at |

    I do also agree. I think the Link Aggregation methods are some of the most least understood technologies in both vSphere and general networking.

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  7. regmiboyer
    regmiboyer at |

    This one is great, I was aware of the multiple export with different IP to overcome a better design for IP HASH and performance. But I have never thought of the ip address to be used which will be considered for the hash calculation.Good one.


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