Is there something that I am missing, or any troubleshooting someone could suggest? Unfortunately we are not able to find the E storage array in ESXi 6. Get-EsxImageProfile You should see a display like this: Have a look at Thomas-Krenn. Here are the steps how we created our custom ESXi 6 image with Adaptec driver:

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After about 10 minutes, I exited ImageWriter.

I am relatively new to ESX, and this is supposed to be part of a learning experiment as well. Looking for quality servers? Thomas-Krenn is a synonym for servers made in Germany. Is there something that I am missing, or any troubleshooting someone could suggest?

At this point, I’m left to believe that there is some kind of incompatibility wsxi my hardware.

We thought it shouldn’t be a problem because there was much documentation about custom images: So we had to create our own ESXi image with the Adaptec driver. Add the scsi-aacraid software package to the new image profile: Our experts are sharing their knowledge with you.

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You will see a message if the Image Builder snap-in is already installed. One of the forums had an entry buried deep down within it, which mentioned creating a custom build of the ESXi installer, and yet it didnt have detailed instructions on HOW to do that.


The above command output many 66405e of text, which included the above 2 lines, so things are looking good at this point.

Your instructions worked exactly. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply. I did ensure that the hardware was compatible with the OS before moving forward, however as you mentioned I should have indicated that I did indeed specifically check for my card on VMWare’s site.

ESXi 5.5 and Adaptec 6405e RAID controller

The esx are there, and show installed The response from this command appeared normal. I installed the controller and proceeded to install the drivers on the ESXi host.

Use this file for the installation of the CIM provider. This however, is not possible any longer with only a trial license associated to a VMware Account. I did some Googling.

Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. So this time I selected my Ubuntu Server. Are there any firmware updates that maybe required?

ESXi and Adaptec RAID E controller – Controller not detectible : vmware

Have a technical question? Create a copy of the standard image profile, using the -CloneProfile option: Copied the drivers over using pscp. Here are the steps how we created our custom ESXi 6 image with Adaptec driver: Since the end of Aprilthe option of monitoring the state of an Adaptec RAID controller from an ESXi system has been available through the remote arcconf command line utility. In his spare time he enjoys playing the piano and training for a good result at the annual Linz marathon relay.


Another idea occurred ezxi me. I adjusted the output path to reflect my own system, like this: Not right, because it’s also possible to use an online depot. You may not modify, reproduce, republish, post, transmit, distribute or otherwise use the Materials produced by Designer Visuals for any other purpose without the express written consent of Designer Visuals.