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  • 1.  ESXi 7 Shared VMDK vs RDM

    Posted May 07, 2022 08:18 AM

    When setting up a Windows Cluster in VMware in the past I always used RDM's. Starting with 6.7 and more so with 7.0 they now support shared VDMK's with restrictions. Here is my questions, if SCSI bus sharing is still set for physical to spread VM across hosts, what do you gain why using a VMDK if you cannot take snapshots or use other VMware features.