Network Issues With VMware VM’s On Dell r520, r710 and r910 Servers

When using Dell servers in the following range: Dell r520 Dell r710 Dell r910 You may find that your VMs have networking issues (lost packets, slow response times, missed pings, etc.). To fix this, disable Virtual Machine Queues TCP/IP/UDP Offloading (TOE) on each virtual machine.
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What Is VMware Misc.SIOControlFlag2?

What is VMware Misc.SIOControlFlag2? Misc.SIOControlFlag2 is used by VMware ESXi hosts to keep track of Storage IO Control (SIOC) usage. If you’re not using SIOC, then the setting doesn’t have any impact on your environment. If you are using SIOC, then Misc.SIOControlFlag2 is used by the vCenter to know about the activity on volumes from hosts (specifically, it […]
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