If the vmprofile is set to use networkdisk instead of localdisk, then scp is not being used when using the vmware.pm module. We've found that writes to a datastore either nfs mounted or otherwise is extremely slow when going through the esx server.
Andy has made many improves for the vcl2.2 release on the use of vmware(esx,esxi,free server 2.x). Aaron > Does the utils.pm perl module contain the scp command that copies the > snapshot image from the management node to the vclesx host which will run > the image? > > If the management node and vclesx host are using the same nfs storage, can > we take out the scp command without killing the system? > > > Thanks, > Gregory Duhon > Infrastructure Architect > Information Technology > California State University, Northridge > 818-677-4114 > gregory.du...@csun.edu > >