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Configuring ESX server multipathing and timeout settings

Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere checks and sets the ESX or ESXi host multipathing and HBA timeout settings that ensure proper behavior with NetApp storage systems.

Before you begin

This process might take a long time, depending on your configuration and system load. The task progress is displayed in the Recent Tasks panel. As tasks complete, the host status Alert icons are replaced by Normal or Pending Reboot icons.


  1. From the VMware vSphere Web Client Home page, click vCenter > Hosts.
  2. Right-click on a host and select Actions > NetApp VSC > Set Recommended Values .
  3. In the Recommended Settings pop-up box, select the values that work best with your system.
    The standard, recommended values are set by default.

  4. Click OK.