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Factors Affecting Virtual Disk Block Size and Other Options

When you create a virtual disk, several factors may affect virtual disk block size and other options.

protocol or other option

disk type

block size and other affected options

iSCSI

BLOCK

With deduplication enabled, block size is set to 4096 (4k).

NFS

NFS

Block size is set to 512, and clustered file system is enabled.

Deduplication enabled

BLOCK

Block size is set to 4096 (4k), compression is enabled, and residence is set to HDD.

NFS

Block size is set to 512, compression is enabled, and residence is set to HDD.

Last modified: 10/6/2020 7:43:05 PM