Doing a P.O.C. with ScaleIO deployed on 3 Windows Server 2012 servers. They are up and running, GUI is working, storage is available. Next hurdle - how do I present the storage to a VMware cluster? I am guessing that I need to install a driver or connector on the ESXi 6 host, but I'm not clear if that's right, and if it is, how to do it.
Please refer to the user guide / installation guide on how to install SDC on ESX and configure the module params using drv_cfg utility (to configure the GUID + MDM IPs).
esxcli software vib install -f -d <package full path>
then run:esxcli system module parameters set -m scini -p
validate the settings appears in the output of the following command:
cat /etc/vmware/esx.conf |grep scini
reboot the ESX
Do I need the SVMs when I just want to use ESX as a SDC?
If not: What are the additional steps to "see" an SCIO datastore in ESX?
Many thanks in advance.