Find out types of Disk

Posted on 2013-11-11
Last Modified: 2013-11-12
Find out types of Disk

I would like to know on which type of disk our Virtual machines are running on, for instance SSD solid state drive. All VMs are on the SAN.

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paulsolov earned 250 total points
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If the SAN has a VMWare plugin you may be able to find out easily.  If not you'll need to review the datastore and check the UUIDs and match them up on the SAN.

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these are the plugins I see
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I don't see a particular storage plug-in.  What type of storage?
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Not familiar with it but looks like there is a vsphere plug-in available unless you want to login directly into the unit and review the LUNs
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 250 total points
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VMware vSphere is not going to be able to tell you, what type of disks are in your SAN without additional software or plugin.

You will need to login to your SAN, via Web Interface or console.

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Thank you Guys

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