Use the vSphere CLI to view the hardware acceleration, or VAAI, plug-in attached to a storage device that supports the hardware acceleration.

Run the esxcli vaai device list --d device_ID command.

For example:

# esxcli vaai device list -d naa.6090a028d00086b5d0a4c44ac672a233
naa.6090a028d00086b5d0a4c44ac672a233
 Device Display Name: EQLOGIC iSCSI Disk (naa.6090a028d00086b5d0a4c44ac672a233)
 VAAI Plugin Name: VMW_VAAIP_EQL