Now install remote arcconf also found in the ZIP file. The following article will detail getting the latest version of ESXi 5. If you simply needed to add the Adaptec drivers, why not put in a ticket at support. Nagios, for automated alerts of disk or RAID issues. Pau career as Laker regular season
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Adaptec Series 7 Raid Controllers and VMware ESXi 5.1
Joined Oct 15, Messages Thanks Luke Hi David, Can you confirm you have both adaptec software components in ESXi as seen in the screenshot? Also post what Firmware version your using, I’ve found the FreeBSD drivers from vendors to be very specific to the firmware version.
Disabled Spinup limit internal drives: The characters YE and K are affected by this issue. Please read the post from Christoph below thanks! Views View View source History. An updated aacraid driver is also necessary.
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Once you have the aacraid drivers, follow the steps below: Full adaptc Device 1 Device is a Hard drive State: My install steps were slightly different, as I have a x64 install: The following screenshots show the installation procedure for remote arcconf under Windows. I had a scare as the vms were not longer present in inventory because all the disks were no longer mounted!
But the problem is the Aacraid driver replaces the original in the adqptec. The only thing i had to do after the install, was manually re-add my Datastore, it never showed up after the install of esxi, The datastore virtually disappears after driver update. In his spare time he enjoys playing the piano and training for a good esxii at the annual Linz marathon relay.
Of course from there, you could integrate into whatever automated monitoring system you use, ie.
I managed to monitor my ESXi 5. I had compiled the aac driver from Adaptec’s source with a and was loading the module and it was working fairly well. The datastore virtually disappears after driver update.
However, fix is easy: Export your customized ISO image. Last adatpec not least, we need a virtual machine to pull the information we need about the underlying RAID controller configuration from the ESXi node. Now install remote arcconf also found in the ZIP file. For Windows or Linux remotely, use this link.
Adaptec RAID Controller Monitoring in VMware – Thomas-Krenn-Wiki
Your feedback is welcome Printable version. I did install a some adaptec stuff before i tried this approach. Have a look at Thomas-Krenn.