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

About this task

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

Prerequisites

Required privilege: Host > Configuration > Storage Partition Configuration

Procedure

  1. Browse to the host in the vSphere Web Client navigator.
  2. Click the Configure tab.
  3. Under Storage, click Storage Adapters.

    If installed, the hardware iSCSI adapter appears on the list of storage adapters.

  4. Select the adapter to view.

    The default details for the adapter appear.

    Adapter Information

    Description

    Model

    Model of the adapter.

    iSCSI Name

    Unique name formed according to iSCSI standards that identifies the iSCSI adapter. You can edit the iSCSI name.

    iSCSI Alias

    A friendly name used instead of the iSCSI name. You can edit the iSCSI alias.

    IP Address

    Address assigned to the iSCSI HBA.

    Targets

    Number of targets accessed through the adapter.

    Devices

    All storage devices or LUNs the adapter can access.

    Paths

    All paths the adapter uses to access storage devices.