VMFS File Locking and Its Impact in VMware View 5.1

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May 10, 2012

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This white paper provides the history and technical details of the eight-host limit in VMFS and describes how VMware View is affected by this limit. This limit is removed in View 5.1. The paper presents some use cases for using View 5.1 on a larger cluster, and the advantages as well as disadvantages of using NFS storage in a View environment.