Installing the HBA on a host running a VMware operating system

The first step for attaching the host on a VMware operating system is to install the host bus adapter (HBA).

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

To install the HBA, use the following general steps:
  1. Shut down your host and attached peripherals, following the manufacturer's recommendations.
  2. Install the HBA using the adapter manufacturer's installation instructions.