Use the vSphere Client to disable the software iSCSI adapter if you do not need it.
Before you begin
Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.
About this task
If you disable the adapter that is used for software iSCSI boot, the adapter is reenabled each time you boot the host.
- Log in to the vSphere Client, and select a host from the inventory panel.
- Click the Configuration tab and click Storage Adapters in the Hardware panel.
- Select the software iSCSI adapter from the list of storage adapters and click Properties.
- Click Configure.
- To disable the adapter, deselect Enabled and click OK.
- Reboot the host.
After reboot, the adapter no longer appears on the list of storage adapters.
The status indicates that the adapter is disabled.