ESXi 5.0 Command: Change Storage Path Selection

1) Run ‘esxcli storage nmp device list | grep ^naa.’ to list the current connected storages.

2) Run ‘esxcli storage nmp device set –d <DEVICE_ ID> –P <PSP_NAME>’ to change the path selection policy.

e.g. esxcli storage nmp device set -d naa.60050768028081713c0000000000003a  -P VMW_PSP_RR

3) Additionally, you can run ‘esxcli storage nmp satp list’ to check the default psp (Path Selection Policy) for each satp (Storage Array Type Plugin).

4) Run ‘esxcli storage nmp satp set -s <SATP_NAME> -P <PSP_NAME>’ to change it if you need to.

e.g. esxcli storage nmp satp set -s VMW_SATP_SVC -P  VMW_PSP_RR


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