In addition to the vSphere Client, you can use the esxcli command to verify the hardware acceleration status of the NAS device.

In the procedure, --server=server_name specifies the target server. The specified target server prompts you for a user name and password. Other connection options, such as a configuration file or session file, are supported. For a list of connection options, see Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces.

Install vCLI or deploy the vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) virtual machine. See Getting Started with vSphere Command-Line Interfaces. For troubleshooting , run esxcli commands in the ESXi Shell.

Run the esxcli --server=server_name storage nfs list command.

The Hardware Acceleration column in the output shows the status.