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Install Virtual Storage Console

Contributors NetAppZacharyWambold

Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere automates many of the configuration and provisioning tasks required to use NetApp iSCSI storage with an ESXi host. Virtual Storage Console is a plug-in to vCenter Server.

Before you begin

You must have administrator credentials on the vCenter Server used to manage the ESXi host.

About this task
  • Virtual Storage Console is installed as a virtual appliance that includes Virtual Storage Console, vStorage APIs for Storage Awareness (VASA) Provider, and Storage Replication Adapter (SRA) for VMware vSphere capabilities.

  1. Download the version of Virtual Storage Console that is supported for your configuration, as shown in the Interoperability Matrix tool.

  2. Deploy the virtual appliance and configure it following the steps in the Deployment and Setup Guide.