When you add hard disks to the second node, you set up the disks to point to the quorum disk and shared storage disks, if any, for the first node. The setup allows shared access to clustered services and data.

1

In the vSphere Web Client navigator, select the newly created virtual machine, right-click and select Edit Settings.

2

Click the New device drop-down menu, select RDM Disk, and click Add.

3

Select the LUN that is used by the physical machine.

4

Select the datastore, which is also the location of the boot disk.

5

Select Physical as the compatibility mode.

A SCSI controller is created when the virtual hard disk is created.

6

Expand the New Hard Disk. From the Virtual Device Node drop-down menu, select a new SCSI controller (for example, SCSI (1:0)).

Note

You must select a new virtual device node. You cannot use SCSI 0.

7

Click OK.

The wizard creates a new hard disk and a new SCSI controller.

8

In the New Virtual Machine - Edit Settings dialog box, expand SCSI controller and select the Change Type drop-down menu.

9

Select the appropriate type of controller, depending on your operating system.

Operating System

Type of Controller

Windows Server 2003

LSI Logic Parallel

Windows Server 2008

LSI Logic SAS

10

Click OK.

11

In the New Virtual Machine - Edit Settings dialog box, expand SCSI controller and select the SCSI Bus Sharing drop-down menu. Set SCSI Bus Sharing to Virtual and click OK.