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ISCSI target from ESXi host LAN port

Hi there

I have an ESXi host with virtual machines on it, and the management network is on LAN port 1 on the physical server.

I wish to expand the storage by using an ISCSi initiator on a virtual machine, looking at a NAS device presented as an ISCSi target on LAN port 2.

How can I do network addressing and configuration on the ESXi host in order to achieve this successfully?

Thanks

BH
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Sure - I'm aware the NAS needs to be iSCSI.

Thank you. What sort of network addressing should the new interface have in order not to mess up the existing NIC 1?
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So for example if the LAN is 192.168.0.x, what would be a good range for the VM and NAS? Would I need to use a crossover cable?
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Thanks guys!
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