You can temporarily disable paths for maintenance or other reasons.

You disable a path using the Paths panel. You have several ways to access the Paths panel, from a datastore, a storage device, or an adapter view. This task explains how to disable a path using a storage device view.

1

Browse to the host in the vSphere Web Client navigator.

2

Click the Manage tab, and click Storage.

3

Click Storage Devices.

4

Select the storage device whose paths you want to disable and click the Paths tab.

5

Select the path to disable and click Disable.