View a hardware iSCSI adapter to verify that it is correctly installed and ready for configuration.

After you install a hardware iSCSI adapter, it appears on the list of storage adapters available for configuration. You can view its properties.

Required privilege: Host.Configuration.Storage Partition Configuration

1

Log in to the vSphere Client, and select a host from the inventory panel.

2

Click the Configuration tab and click Storage Adapters in the Hardware panel.

If installed, the hardware iSCSI initiator should appear on the list of storage adapters.

3

Select the initiator to view.

The default details for the initiator appear, including the model, iSCSI name, iSCSI alias, IP address, and target and paths information.

4

Click Properties.

The iSCSI Initiator Properties dialog box appears. The General tab displays additional characteristics of the initiator.

You can now configure your hardware initiator or change its default characteristics.