Display a list of storage devices accessible through a specific storage adapter on an ESXi host.


  1. In the vSphere Client, navigate to the ESXi host.
  2. Click the Configure tab.
  3. Under Storage, click Storage Adapters.
    All storage adapters installed on the host are listed in the Storage Adapters table.
  4. Select the adapter from the list and click the Devices tab.
    Storage devices that the host can access through the adapter are displayed.
  5. Use the icons to perform basic storage management tasks.

    Availability of specific icons depends on the device type and configuration.

    Icon Description
    Refresh Refresh information about storage adapters, topology, and file systems.
    Detach Detach the selected device from the host.
    Attach Attach the selected device to the host.
    Rename Change the display name of the selected device.