VMware command-line tools for configuring vSphere ESXi storage
In this chapter, we outline the process to configure SAN storage by using the iSCSI software initiator and Fibre Channel protocol. We also describe the necessary settings to connect to DS5000 storage subsystems.
6.1 Introduction to command-line tools
vSphere supports several command-line interfaces for managing your virtual infrastructure:
•vSphere command-line interface (vCLI)
•ESXi Shell commands (esxcli - vicfg)
We use ESXi Shell commands to configure iSCSI and FC SAN ...