Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Adding second harddisk to ESXi

Under "Configuration > Storage"
Click "Add Storage..."
Choose the new disk, and go.


If you are in a non-production environment you just :
- down the server
- put into the server the new disk
- start the server and make attention to controller BIOS utility to create LUN
- create the new LUN using the new disk
- start and connect with VI client to ESX
- follow the procedure described bottom to discover and format the new disk as VMFS

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