An independent hardware iSCSI adapter is a specialized third-party adapter capable of accessing iSCSI storage over TCP/IP. This iSCSI adapter handles all iSCSI and network processing and management for your ESXi system.

Before you begin

  • Check whether the adapter needs to be licensed.

  • Install the adapter.

For information about licencing, installation, and firmware updates, see vendor documentation.

What to do next

If required, configure CHAP parameters and jumbo frames.