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Troubleshooting storage issues when using VMware products (2013160)

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When using storage hardware in a virtualized environment, it is very important that this hardware remains in a healthy state, as it is the backbone of your environment. Without reliable storage, a virtualized environment can experience erratic behavior, or even a catastrophic failure. This article attempts to point you in the right direction when experiencing any of these issues:
  • Slow performance
  • Unpredictable failures
  • Disk corruption, or virtual machine corruption
  • Alerts or alarms being received
  • Need to know best practices on how to properly setup and maintain an environment
To help you maintain a healthy environment and troubleshoot these issues, VMware recommends that you review these links:

Best practices and Informational:

How to:

Storage vMotion issues:

Snapshot issues:

Local storage issues:

Microsoft Clustering issues:

Storage arrays:

General troubleshooting:

General resources:

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