?
Solved

VMware ESXi 5.0 - vSphere storage and storage adapter

Posted on 2012-12-21
2
Medium Priority
?
329 Views
Last Modified: 2012-12-29
Hi,

I have been studyng how Vmware treat the storage and its adapters but I have some questions regarding what I have in the Storage adapters part:

Going to Configuration - Storage adapters in a Host I can see the - ps_1.jpg.

In it I can see that the second one has LUN = 0, what does it means? I could see it in the Path part as well... is it ony an identifier?

I asked this because in the Storage part I have three Devices... what is the relation between them?

In the ps_2.jpg  - the storage screen - I could relate the name of the storage adapter and the device column of the storage screen...

Tks,
Joao
ps-1.jpg
ps-2.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:joaotelles
2 Comments
 
LVL 125

Accepted Solution

by:
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 2000 total points
ID: 38713562
you have a SAS controller with three SAS disks connected to the controller.

each array has a logical unit number (LUN) defined.

the relationship, you have a bunch of disks in an array, divided into three logical disks (luns), virtual disks.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:joaotelles
ID: 38729869
Tks
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

HOW TO: Connect to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5) using the vSphere (HTML5 Web) Host Client 6.5, and perform a simple configuration task of adding a new VMFS 6 datastore.
Ransomware is a malware that is again in the list of security  concerns. Not only for companies, but also for Government security and  even at personal use. IT departments should be aware and have the right  knowledge to how to fight it.
Teach the user how to convert virtaul disk file formats and how to rename virtual machine files on datastores. Open vSphere Web Client: Review VM disk settings: Migrate VM to new datastore with a thick provisioned (lazy zeroed) disk format: Rename a…
Teach the user how to install and configure the vCenter Orchestrator virtual appliance Open vSphere Web Client: Deploy vCenter Orchestrator virtual appliance OVA file: Verify vCenter Orchestrator virtual appliance boots successfully: Connect to the …
Suggested Courses

569 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question