I will have a storage system connected via iSCSI and it will be used only for backup’s repository. The iSCSI and backup network will be the same (VLANx). I will have 2 x10Gbit pnics.
For iSCSI, i will have iscsi-vmkernel1 assign to vmnic1 and iscsi-vmkernel2 assign to vmnic2, with port binding.
My questions are:
1 – for the backup traffic, on the iscsi/backups distributed switch (by the way, should i use standard or distributed?), i will have to create a port group tagged as VLANx, used for backup traffic and a 3rd vmkernel on each host, for that type of traffic, right?
2 – For iscsi traffic i will have a one to one relation, but beside that, for the port group (VLANx), for backup’s, i will have the two uplinks active on the teaming and failover options, right?