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Now the storage disk is ready for use (Figure 5-45). In our example, we have mapped a
10 TB disk, which is thin-provisioned on the IBM Storwize V7000, to a Windows 2008 host
using iSCSI.
Figure 5-45 Windows Disk Management: Disk is ready to use
5.3.3 VMware ESX Fibre Channel attachment
To perform VMware ESX Fibre Channel attachment, complete the following steps:
1. Right-click your VMware ESX Fibre Channel host in the All Hosts view (Figure 5-46) and
select Properties
Figure 5-46 Example ESX FC host
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Navigate to the Mapped Volumes tab (Figure 5-47).
Figure 5-47 Mapped volumes to ESX FC host
2. In the Host Details window, you see that there is one volume connected to the ESX FC
host using SCSI ID 1. The UID of the volume is also displayed.
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Connect to your VMware ESX Server using the vSphere client, navigate to the
Configuration tab, and select Storage Adapters (Figure 5-48).
Figure 5-48 vSphere Client: Storage adapters
3. Click Rescan All... and click OK (Figure 5-49) to scan for new storage devices.
Figure 5-49 Rescan
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4. Select Storage and click Add Storage (Figure 5-50).
Figure 5-50 vSphere Client: Storage
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5. The Add Storage wizard opens. Click Select Disk/LUN and click Next. The IBM Storwize
V7000 disk appears (Figure 5-51). Highlight it and click Next.
Figure 5-51 Select Disk/LUN menu

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