Tag: jumbo frame

NFS via Server 2008 R2 to ESXi: The Book

This article details exactly how to take an arbitrary server, install a *hardened* Windows Server 2008 R2 (W2K8R2) image on it, and then use that W2K8R2 server to deliver NFS to ESXi hosts. We had to do this recently to

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Jumbo Frames – Use Case for ESXi5, NetApp, and Cisco/NetGear Switches

Jumbo frames are used for iSCSI (which use 8192 byte frames) to avoid IP fragmentation, thus improving network throughput by reducing the overall number of frames transmitted. Jumbo frames are by convention 9000 bytes which is ample for iSCSI traffic

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