Category Archives: Hardware

Software iSCSI setup on ESXi

How to set up the Software iSCSI initiator in ESXi Go to the Inventory  Hosts and Clusters  Configuration  Storage Adapters screen Click the iSCSI Software Adapter, if it’s not present simply click the Add button on the top right of the screen to add the iSCSI Software Adapter. As you can see here that no paths have been configured, click… Read More »

Stage DS3500 SAN

IBM DS3500 SAN Staging – Array Configure This is a short walk through on how to stage an IBM 3500 SAN. The default IP addresses of the IBM DS3500 SAN are and  These IPs are the #1 Ethernet port on each controller. Make sure to change the name of the SAN.  Keeping the… Read More »