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Virtualization

VSAN Mixing SAS / SATA Drives with HPE P420i

Here is the general idea of the issue – with vSAN 6.7~ you cannot mix SAS / SATA Drives when using a P420i Raid controller with a DL360 Gen8.  I first thought it was vSAN only, but I also could not create a regular VMFS 5/6 datastore on the SATA Volumes (SAS worked fine for […]

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HPE NC523SFP with VMware ESXi 6.5 Fix

After VMware basically gave up up on this ticket I was able to figure out that if you want to get the NC523SFP 10GBe adapter to work in ESXi 6.5+ you need to manually add this VIB driver, not the one that VMware has listed. https://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/detail.php?deviceCategory=io&productid=19404 I have confirmed that this updated driver “qlcnic version […]