You can change the display name of a storage device. The display name is assigned by the ESXi host based on the storage type and manufacturer.
Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.
- Select the host in the vSphere Client inventory.
- Click the Configuration tab.
- Click Storage and then click Devices.
- Right-click the device to rename and select Rename.
- Change the device name to a friendly name.