How To Identify Virtual Machines Having RDM disks in VMware?

Identifying Raw Device Mappings (RDMs)

In this blog we will have a look on How To Identify Virtual Machines Having RDM. Let’s understand about VMware RDM. VMware RDM VMware RDM is a mapping file in a separate VMFS volume that acts as a proxy for a raw physical storage device. The RDM allows a virtual machine to directly access and … Read more

How To Migrating virtual machines with RDMs

Sometimes it becomes a tedious job to for VMware administrators to migrate the virtual machines across the hosts. In this blog post we will see how to migrate virtual machines having RDM attached to it. Mostly the RDM VMs are configured with Microsoft Cluster having minimum of two nodes. 1) Active Node 2) Passive Node. … Read more

What is VMware RDM?

VMware RDM(Raw Device Mapping)

VMware RDM stands for Raw Device Mapping. An RDM is a mapping file in a separate VMFS volume that acts as a proxy for a raw physical storage device. The RDM allows a virtual machine to directly access and use the storage device. It enables a storage LUN(Logical Unit Number) to be directly presented to … Read more