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Install Dell EqualLogic Multipath Extension Module in ESXi 5.x

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The need for adding DELL custom Path Selection Plugin (PSP) in VMware is not something I need to explain. Because VMware itself have a good article explaining the need of DELL Multipath Extension Module (MEM) for the optimal performance of iSCSI traffic in VMware.

Refer this article.

VMware vMotion error at 14%

Issue

While performing vMotion, the operation fails at 14% with the below error :

A general system error occurred: Migrtion to host <Destination ESXi IP> failed with erro Connection closed by remote host, possibly due to timeout (0xbad003f).

Migrate virtual machine:A general system error occurred: Migration to host <Destination ESXi IP> failed with error Connection closed by remote host, possibly due to timeout (0xbad003f).

vMotion migration [-1062729272:1406020861428172] (19-71629048648008) failed to receive... 

Scenarios

Scenario 1: Your management network and vmotion network are in the same subnet using the same physical NIC.

VMware | Virtual Standard Switch/ Port group Properties (ESXi 5)

Focus : VMware vSwitch properties

General
No: of ports
By Default 120Max 4088 ports
MTU