What is ESXTOP?

ESXTOP is a command line utility used in the VMware ESX and ESXi hypervisors to assist with monitoring storage metrics such as latency statistics that can be used when troubleshooting performance issues with SAN (Fibre Channel or iSCSI) storage.

In the past I’ve had my share of troubleshooting storage performance problems and the only tool of choice was…well, you guessed it.

Configuring monitoring using ESXTOP

To monitor storage performance per… Continue reading