Enable HBA Driver

Support for NVMe must be enabled within Broadcom/Emulex and Marvell/Qlogic HBA drivers.

Procedure

  1. Execute the following command from the ESXi shell:
    • Broadcom/Emulex HBA Driver
      esxcli system module parameters set -m lpfc -p "lpfc_enable_fc4_type=3"
    • Marvell/Qlogic HBA Driver
      esxcfg-module -s "ql2xnvmesupport=1" qlnativefc
      
  2. Reboot the host.