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Windows 2012 ISCSI Server as a storage device for vSphere 6

Windows 2012 ISCSI Server as a storage device for vSphere

Win2012R2

VMware

You should have a central storage like SAN in order to play with the VMware advance feature like HA, vMotion, FT…Etc, but that is not always possible for Lab or evaluation.

In my previous posts, I showed you how to install and setup HPLeftHand P4000 on ESX and provide a shared storage for VMware.

In this blog I will show you how to use Microsoft windows 2012 ISCSI solution as a shared storage for VMware.

I will not walk you through the step to setup iSCSI Target; if you are interested in step-by-step   iSCSI Target setup take a look in to Microsoft iSCSI Solution.

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Microsoft iSCSI Solution for vSAN

Microsoft iSCSI Solution

The server that holds the storage is called the iSCSI target. Servers such as Hyper-V connect to the iSCSI target server by using an iSCSI initiator.

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