View an independent hardware iSCSI adapter to verify that it is correctly installed and ready for configuration.

After you install an independent hardware iSCSI adapter, it appears on the list of storage adapters available for configuration. You can view its properties.


Required privilege: Host.Configuration.Storage Partition Configuration


  1. Log in to the vSphere Client, and select a host from the inventory panel.
  2. Click the Configuration tab and click Storage Adapters in the Hardware panel.
    If it is installed, the hardware iSCSI adapter appears on the list of storage adapters.
  3. Select the adapter to view.
    The default details for the adapter appear, including the model, iSCSI name, iSCSI alias, IP address, and target and paths information.
  4. Click Properties.
    The iSCSI Initiator Properties dialog box appears. The General tab displays additional characteristics of the adapter.


You can now configure your independent hardware adapter or change its default characteristics.