Friday, April 15, 2011

ESX 4.x Disable NIC teaming

Issue: Customer wanted to disable the nic teaming on his esx 4.1
Resolution: migrate all the VMs off of the host.
Disable the network service
service network stop
then disable the nic bonding
esxcli swiscsi nic remove -n vmk1 -d vmhba35
esxcli swiscsi nic remove -n vmk0 -d vmhba35
Restart the network service
service network start
check the results by
esxcli swiscsi nic list -d vmhba35
[or]
"service network stop && esxcli swiscsi nic remove -n vmk1 -d vmhba35 && esxcli swiscsi nic remove -n vmk0 -d vmhba35 && service network start && esxcli swiscsi nic list -d vmhba35" 
run the single command...
Issue Resolved.