Any news with ESXi 5. Not as nice as being able to monitor via ESX. Any suggestions are welcome! Should you want to add additional drivers or modify simple. Submit a new text post.

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I came across this solution while searching online which also uses another Mac Mini Thunderbolt expansion chassis connected to Fibre Channel based storage. This would make your install process look like this ezx you need to add hardware support: To request a new product feature or to provide feedback on a VMware product, please visit the Request a Product Feature page. Oct 23, 1. I’ve just recently set up my ESXi box and I’m having difficulty with the following: Quick use of cooling fan as well as energy resource condition states.

How to install 3rd Party RAID controller drivers in VMware ESXi 6.0

Our team uses these boxes as highly portable ESXi servers that can taken on a flight as carry-on and quickly configured according to workload required. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

Submit a new link. You need to enable security on this component, as it could expose confidential information see Allowing User Impersonation. Guys i have a question. With this file you can replace default files that ESXi uses or add additional files to the install. Any suggestions for such a Thunderbolt controller card?


Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. We have traditionally used a aeeca bay NAS for supplementary storage, but recently have had a requirement to use much faster storage which is also light and portable. I currently have a dedicated ESXi server that for some reason, im not getting the performance from its backend drive expected.

You can also add the –no-sig-check option to the command, that’d get aerca a driver being unsigned. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

If it is any consolation OP you’re not the only one. Thanks to Joshua for sharing his solution.

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Thunderbolt Storage for ESXi

I found a thread that mentioned stopping the smartd process might allow the drive to spin down, but it had no effect. Thanks to Grasshopper for sharing details here and here.

Please search the forum for other files. See my first comment; I wasn’t sure that it was related and stated as much. Could it be a problem with the version of ESXi? In theory, you could passthrough the physical device to a windows or Mac VM and manage that way but not something we have every tried or needed to do.


Maybe this worked inbut now in with ESXi 6. If you are an employee, please PM one of the moderators that has a VMware logo for verification instructions and we will add it to yours as well!

I highly value the silence of my Mac Mini 6,2, but arecca external drive is ruining this. Forums Search Forums Recent Posts.

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Add support for Essx LM-3 This driver worked great for me as Paul mentioned in ESXi 6. Also disable the read ahead cache – it only introduces latency. Any news with ESXi 5. He has provided scripts for embedding oem.