Change the default Multipathing selection ESXi, From Most Recently used to Round Robin


How to change the default path selection policy from the default of Most Recently used to Round Robin:

SSH to each host in the cluster and run the following command:

esxcli storage core device list

From this command get the Vendor and Model of the storage highlighted below:

The run a command like my example below, replacing the vendor -V and the Model -M with your storage array:

esxcli storage nmp satp rule add -c tpgs_on -e "Compellent Vol" -M "Compellent Vol" -P VMW_PSP_RR -O iops=1 -s VMW_SATP_ALUA -t vendor -V COMPELNT -o disable_action_OnRetryErrors

Now when new datastores are created they’ll be configured with Round robin path selection policy

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