If I were to create a datastore on the MSA60 is it treated like a block device? Storage controller RAID – plug-in card. Samsung and Qualcomm phone prototypes tease our 5G future But you still have to wait for the real thing. Post as a guest Name. Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, Phones by Shara Tibken Dec 6,

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Resource allocation is purely a matter of administration. Post as a guest Name. In addition, you’ll need to monitor the storage hardware from the file server VM as well as at the ESXi level.

HPE Smart Array P812 RAID

What else are you running on this server to justify virtualizing it versus running bare metal? We break it down. This gives you may more flexibility and will be far more supportable.

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Phones by Shara Yp Dec 6, I’m not saying you’re wrong or can’t do this, but why does your VM need hardware level access to the P? Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: David Katzmaier updates his advice for cord-cutters, the Marriott cyberattack may be the work of Chinese spies, and Intel chips score a breakthrough.


I think using the Smart Array P controller is a mistake in a passthrough configuration, though. Storage controller RAID – plug-in card. Sign up using Facebook.

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ESXi doesn’t just pool storage – you choose what data goes where and what VM’s get what disks. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 10, By dedicating it to a single virtual machine, you’ve added complexity to the setup with no performance or manageability advantage. Don’t just use what you’ve downloaded from VMware. I guess I just don’t understand how else to give the whole device to the one VM and not the others.

Sign up using Email and Password. I have tried ESXi 5. TV and Movies by Joan E. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. A better solution would be to use one or both controllers since the P can address your internal disks, too and create multiple HP logical drives, placing the file server’s data in standard VMDK files.


HP Smart Array P812/1GB controller – storage controller (RAID) – SAS 2 – PCIe 2.0 x8 Series

Solsman Dec 12, You’ll need to update the firmware of all devices. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. You should use an HBA for them.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Gaming by Lori Grunin Dec 13, If I were to create a datastore on the MSA60 is it treated like a block device?

With that, you’ll have a single management plane. You’ll want to update to the latest build from the patch download site. Now, I do see where you are coming from with your recommendation to create another datastore and present it to the VM in this case the file serverhowever, WS includes smqrt pretty fancy data management tools.

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