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Vmware ESXI Adding NIC

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I have a HP DL380 G6 running vmware esxi 4.1.0 and want to add a PCI dual port NIC which is on the compability list so the driver should be available.

Will i have to power down the virtual machines and esxi before adding the card or can I install the card with the physical box powered on?
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only if your server has that some hp's have that it has a switch that turns off the slot so you can usually its got a red cover
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not finding anything in the specs for your server sorry it should be in your manual
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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You SHUTDOWN your VMs and MUST POWER OFF the server and install the card.

ESXi is not HOT PLUG AWARE.
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