Connect ESXi host to two iSCSI SAN arrays on different subnets

Trying to find a way to add second iSCSI array to ESXi host.
The problem is that second array is on different storage subnet .
Since there is no way to add second software iSCSI initiator to ESXi host, what would be the possible solution in this case

Thanks !
Vasilax50Asked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
This is quite straight foward, you just need to think about it logically.

At present you will have a single VMKernel Portgroup on the same subnet, as your current SAN (you may have two if doing multipath), so just create another one to two...

Create a new VMKernel Portgroup and iSCSI Bindings for this new storage subnet.

and then add the IP Address of the SAN to the Software iSCSI Adaptor Discovery promperties.

ping and vmkping are you tools to check, you've got bindings and network correct.

see my EE Article, Step by Step Tutorial Instructions with Screenshots

HOW TO: Enable Jumbo Frames on a VMware vSphere Hypervisor (ESXi 5.0) host server using the VMware vSphere Client

HOW TO: Add an iSCSI Software Adaptor and Create an iSCSI Multipath Network in VMware vSphere Hypervisor ESXi 5.0
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Vasilax50Author Commented:
Thanks a lot for your reply and very helpful articles!
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AbhilashBloggerCommented:
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Vasilax50Author Commented:
Abhilash, this is weird.. I got a notification about posted comment but there is no actual comment ...
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AbhilashBloggerCommented:
Yes, i commented with the links.
I think someone is deleting the comments. Now i got a notification that the question was closed. When i came here my comment is missing.
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