Direct SAN Access vs Virtual Appliance

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Re: Direct SAN Access vs Virtual Appliance

Veeam Logoby Gostev » Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:02 pm

rborhara wrote:My backups run faster in VA mode than direct SAN not sure why, ISCSI is all setup and working fine, I just dont think vmware knows how to distinguish between 10GB connections when both the management netowrk is 10gb and the san is on a seperate 10GB sAn switch

Actually, direct SAN backups are performed directly from the storage (VMware is not involved), so there results would indicate a hardware configuration issue on your direct SAN backup proxy server, or in its connectivity to SAN.
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Re: Direct SAN Access vs Virtual Appliance

Veeam Logoby rborhara » Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:13 pm

Veeam actually does use my san infrastructure (2x nics dedicated to iscsi transfer show data transfer rate although one of the san dedicated nics has more throughput than the other most probably due to the equallogic 6510x san support active passive and not active / active
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