I would like to know if there is direct support for using LTO-4 Tape drives attached by SAS in VMware. We intend to use a VM for performing OS-level backups, and in addition vCenter to perform imaging. Currently a single server will host all important (vSphere) VMs to consider.
Unfortunately not, it's also not recommend to connect any tape drive to a SAS card. You should use a SCSI card only, and then use VM Direct Path I/O to present this PCI device to the VM.
This is recommended
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Teach the user how to rename, unmount, delete and upgrade VMFS datastores.
Open vSphere Web Client: Rename VMFS and NFS datastores: Upgrade VMFS-3 volume to VMFS-5: Unmount VMFS datastore: Delete a VMFS datastore: