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09-23-2008, 08:02 AM #1
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vmware virtual machine and ts3100
i have installed esx server on a blade.
i create a virtual machine on this esx.
can i manage a ts3100 by fibre channel on virtual machine?
In this virtual machine can i virtualize hba on blade?
tsm have a correct driver for interface this virtual hba?
09-23-2008, 08:55 AM #2
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ESX does not support (as of ESX 3.5) attaching of Fibre Channel libraries. Few succeeded in attaching such library but never multi-lun one (which all IBM TS3xxx are - you have one LUN for changer and another for Drive0 on one SCSI ID).
"In addition, it is not possible to connect a Fibre Channel device directly to a virtual machine."
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