You can change the display name of a storage device. The display name is assigned by the ESXi host based on the storage type and manufacturer.

Launch the vSphere Client and log in to a vCenter Server system.

1

Select the host in the vSphere Client inventory.

2

Click the Configuration tab.

3

Click Storage and then click Devices.

4

Right-click the device to rename and select Rename.

5

Change the device name to a friendly name.