Bind an iSCSI adapter with a VMkernel adapter.

Create a virtual VMkernel adapter for each physical network adapter on your host. If you use multiple VMkernel adapters, set up the correct network policy.

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.

The list of available storage adapters appears.

3

Select the software or dependent iSCSI adapter to configure and click Properties.

4

In the iSCSI Initiator Properties dialog box, click the Network Configuration tab.

5

Click Add and select a VMkernel adapter to bind with the iSCSI adapter.

You can bind the software iSCSI adapter to one or more VMkernel adapters. For a dependent hardware iSCSI adapter, only one VMkernel interface associated with the correct physical NIC is available.

6

Click OK.

The network connection appears on the list of VMkernel port bindings for the iSCSI adapter.

7

Verify that the network policy for the connection is compliant with the binding requirements.