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VM Ware ESXI 4.0 ISCSi Adapter not showing in storage adapters

Hi Chaps/esses,

A Little help please.

I cant get a static connection to show for different QNAP Luns on esxi 4.0.

The existing LUN is connected fine, but the new replacement LUN Will just not show in the data store details. I have created and removed several ISCSi connectors, They just will not show in the details, of storage adapters.
The server is live and very important, and downtime is a no no.
The VM is hosted on a dell PowerEdge R805.

I have recreated the same scenario on a test server but it all works fine.

I don't want to keep messing with it, because I'm afraid I'll end up deleting the wrong connector

I have included a screen print of the networking just in case it shows some thing I have missed.

Any help on this would be appreciated.

Thanks

Jake
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
which LUNs are missing? presented from QNAP9?

can you vmkping QNAP9 on the 192.168.80.17 network?

also have you bound iSCSI....see my EE Article

HOW TO: Add an iSCSI Software Adaptor and Create an iSCSI Multipath Network in VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 4.1
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dr_duddAuthor Commented:
Hi,
I'm new to VM. I am slowly learning that it is heavily Linux referenced.

How do I create a Remote CLI connection on the free version, to enable me to VMKPING the QNAP? I have Googled it, and I cant find a straight answer.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
ESXi is not Linux, and most if not ALL functions can be completed via the vSphere Client.

However, to fault find and troubleshoot sometimes, we need to access thj console.

No need to visit the command line, CLI or use "Linux-like" commands.

To use vmkping, you must enable SSH on the ESXi server, and login via PuTTY.

see here

http://www.vm-help.com/esx40i/ESXi_enable_SSH.php
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dr_duddAuthor Commented:
Hi,
I've just got that to function. I was a bit reluctant to go unsupported mode.
Ive also just found the PowerCLI .

Ok, I'm going to get on the vmkping now and see if we have the connection there.

Thanks
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dr_duddAuthor Commented:
Hi,
The previous admin had enabled chaps on the iscsi adapter and this was propagating, down to the connector that I was trying to create. Why he added it I dont know!!!!!!

Any way thanks for your help, Its a bit of a learning curve for me.

Jake
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dr_duddAuthor Commented:
No solution found, but thanks anyhows
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