This post is written by Sandesh K, Shiva Katta and Krishnaprasad K
This white paper explores a way of exposing iDRAC vFlash partition to ESXi to use it as a datastore. It talks about step by step configurations needed to make an iDRAC vFlash partition as a datastore in VMware ESXi.
However note that VMware officially don’t support FAT16 filesystem. VMware officially supports only VMFS and NFS for datastores.
The white paper can be Downloaded.