Storage

Broadcom NetXtreme II FCoE Adapter missing in vCenter/Configuration/Storage Adapters

Your Broadcom FCoE offload adapters are not listed or displayed in your vCenter configuration tab as  storage adapters? By default, Broadcom FCoE adapters are not listed or displayed as storage adapters. You will have to activate them using CLI or vSphere Client/Webclient….
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How to – Install VMware ESXi 5.5 Driver for Broadcom NetXtreme II Network/iSCSI/FCoE using Update Manager

If you have to install the Broadcom NetXtreme II Network/iSCSI/FCoE drivers on your ESXi Host you can do this via command line or – the easy way – using Update Manager. Step 1 – Download the Driver Set and add…
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VMworld 2014 take away: StarWind Virtual SAN

During VMworld I took a closer look at software based virtual storage solutions. In Solutions Exchange I’ve visited the booth of StarWind Software and they presented me their solution StarWind Virtual SAN. StarWind Virtual SAN is available for both, VMware vSphere…
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