Installing the HBA on an Apple host

The first step for attaching the Apple host is to install the host bus adapter (HBA).

Before you install the HBA, ensure that the system supports it. If you must verify that the HBA is supported, see the supported hardware list at the following website:

To install the HBA, complete the following steps:
  1. Shut down your host and its attached peripheral devices by following the recommendations of the manufacturer.
  2. Install the HBA by using the adapter installation instructions of the manufacturer.