You can use the ESXi Shell or vSphere CLI commands to configure and monitor the high-performance plug-in.

See Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces for an introduction, and vSphere Command-Line Interface Reference details of esxcli command use.

Command

Description

Options

esxcli storage hpp path list

List the paths currently claimed by the high-performance plug-in.

-d|--device=device

Display information for a specific device.

-p|--path=path

Limit the output to a specific path.

esxcli storage hpp device list

List the devices currently controlled by the high-performance plug-in.

-d|--device=device

Show a specific device.

esxcli storage hpp device set

Configure settings for an HPP device.

-d|--device=device

The HPP device upon which to operate. Use any of the UIDs that the device reports. Required.

-M|--mark-device-ssd=bool

Specify whether the HPP treats the device as an SSD.

esxcli storage hpp device usermarkedssd list

List the devices that were marked as SSD by user.

-d|--device=device

Limit the output to a specific device.