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VMware Implementation with IBM System Storage DS5000 by Gabriel Requejo, Minja Obradovic, Hartmut Lonzer, Mario David Ganem, Diego Silva Cogo, Sangam Racherla

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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)
PowerCLI
We use ESXi Shell commands to configure iSCSI and FC SAN ...

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