VMware ESX 3.5 Load Balancing Issues   Leave a comment

Watch out for issues when using load balancing in ESX. We implemented load balancing / teaming using "Route based on IP Hash" which was tricky enough, but we kept seeing duplicate packets to the guests! Turns out if you set link state monitoring to Beacon Probing you get this issue – set it to Link State (which is less desirable but it resolves the problem).

Posted December 2, 2008 by benryanau in ICT

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