Your email address will not be published. That’s why I didn’t expect it to work through vcenter or vsphere client. Did you like this post? After having moved it to another PCIe-slot, the system managed to find it without any custom driver being installed. Email Required, but never shown. I tried hard to get it work in esx 5. I had the driver uninstalled, so I re-installed it just now.

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Loading the 3ware/LSI 9650SE drivers into VMware ESXi

VMWare Do not recognize this controller: Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. My name is Mattias Geniar.

I am not using vcenter by the way. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.

And to hopefully also run the monitoring daemon LSI provides. You should see any LUNs you had created previously. Esi that’s not really ideal.

Manage an LSI/3Ware 9650SE in ESXi

Did you like this post? If you don’t, you’ll get an alert aftwards that the driver could not be installed because it’s not in maintenance mode. Download the correct sexi driver bundle: On the ESXi node, place the server in maintenance mode.


I havent seen a driver posted on LSI’s site, and I’m not really in the position to bring down my server to test an upgrade Its remote and the motherboard doesnt have IPMI.

I would like to know if there is a way to monitor the LSI 3ware series of controllers, in particular thethrough ESXi. This will show up as an alert in the vSphere Client, and can also send out a trap to a listening host.

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Email Required, but never shown. I know we did on our Dell boxes; and yes it does alert in vCenter. I tried hard to 3wxre it work in esx 5. The update completed successfully, but the system needs to be rebooted for the changes to be effective. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


I’m confident that a upgrade to 6. Ok so far so good. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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I had the driver uninstalled, so I re-installed it just now. Sorry for the mistake! If you boot into the Bios of the card, are you able to see the LUNs you have created?

It appears I was too quick. This content has been marked as final. But no devices show up on the controller First of, you need some specific downloads.

Once the ISO is extracted, the contents should look like this. Comments Martijn Saturday, September 29, at Seriously, you should have tested that before putting things into produciton.