VMware Training

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Feb 19 20:06:06 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eugeniu Patrascu" <eugen at imacandi.net>

> If you want block storage, just export an iSCSI device to the ESXi machines
> (tgtadm on RedHat is all you need and a few gigs of free space). VMFS is
> cluster aware so you can export the same volume to independent ESXi hosts
> and as long you don't access the same files, you're good to go.

My understanding of "cluster-aware filesystem" was "can be mounted at the
physical block level by multiple operating system instances with complete
safety".  That seems to conflict with what you suggest, Eugeniu; am I 
missing something (as I often do)?

-- jra
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