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Registered: ‎02-17-2015

network and san connectivity problems

We are experiencing intermittent connectivity on our vms. When a user complains about a specific virtual machine I ping the machine and it will have latency up to 3983ms but when I ping the blade that the machine resides on its connectivity seems unaffected in the ping status.  I am not for sure if this is a host issue or if something else is going on. Not only does remote desktop sessions fail when it does work the machine has extreme lag to the point of unavailability.

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We currently have 28 hosts in our main cluster. I think VMWARE's recommended limit  is 33 hosts which we are in that range. I don't know where to begin troubleshooting this issue considering the physical infrastructure seems to be working properly. 

 

Does anyone have any suggestions that would be a sound process in diagnosing this problem? 

 

Are there any network diagnostic tools for virtual environments to assist in troubleshooting? 

 

 

 

 

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