It needs to be on the same local network as your hosts management ip address. The installed VIB is: I will update the link on the post. Hopefully this will help someone. In a nutshell, here are the steps we will take:

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How to install SMIS Provider for your LSI/Avago controller card on VMware ESXi

It will take a minute or two, and eventually it will install. I have tried the multicast to unicast proxy as a Windows service from http: We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.

Thanks for the nice article. The RAID card in this particular server is an LSI i, however this guide is the same for all of the 92xx series cards, like the i, lis i.

Alternatively, only attempt this procedure if your network can run with one VMWare ESXi host system missing for the dsxi that it takes you to test this procedure, and revert or reinstall if necessary if things go wrong. In a nutshell, here are the steps we will take: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

ESXi Server Management Tool Support for LSI ()

As a brief recap: The ESXi host appears in the list of hosts: These limitations apply to the system information exposed through the application: I am willing to pay for someone to fix this. I then tried your suggestion of disabling the host firewall but that has not allowed MSM to connect either. Check the latest VSAN 6.


However, the Save Log as Text feature is supported. Product documentation Contact information Downloads Note: A prior syadmin selected and installed this server and never configured it properly or failed as I have.

How to use MegaRAID Storage Manager and ESXi |VMware Communities

Limitations of Installation and Configuration No status information is available for the controller. The operating system type and the operating system architecture are not displayed.

You should make sure that the hardware is on the HCL and that there is a management software for the platform you willing to use Windows, Linux, VMware… which can actually monitor the status.

JarryG, thank you, too. At least that’s what I would expect I have have walked through the instructions several times with multiple hosts and can never get the anything to come up.

The Save log feature is not supported. I changed back to the NIC that was originally assigned to the vswitch with the management network and rebooted and everything is working fine again.

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This content has been marked as final. Maybe that’s worth a try?

How to Enable RAID Monitoring and Configuration Under ESXi 5.x

If you find a link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link. Log into your host using the vSphere client, or the esdi interface, then megsraid to the configuration tab and select Security Profile. Hey all, so I just followed this guide to a T, I can see the host in the list and it shows the health as optimal, however when I go to actually login it goes to the next screen and just sits there with a large grey circle spinning in the middle and never loads the details, after closing out and reopening then it doesnt discover the host for a few and then picks back up on it but is the same thing, I have verified the firewall is disabled in the host and the vm and the entries in the host file.


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