Connecting virtual disks

To connect a virtual disk to a host:

  1. In the left pane of the ESI window, select the host.

  2. Select the host disk from the center pane.

  3. In the Actions pane, click Connect Disk.

  4. The Connect Disk wizard appears.

  5. In the Select Disk Type page, select Virtual Disk, and then click Next.

  6. In the Virtual Hard Disk page, type the File Path, or browse to select it, and then click Next.

  7. In the Hypervisor Settings page, select the controller and location settings, and then click Next.

  8. In the Review Input Parameters page, review the settings, and then click Next to confirm them.

  9. In the Progress page, click Next.

Note: Click More Information for more progress details. If a problem occurs while you are connecting a disk, an error message appears along with options to resume or roll back the process. After the error is resolved, click Resume to resume the process. Click Rollback to revert to the previously executed step.

      1. In the Summary page, click Finish.


Related links


 Creating virtual disks

 ESI overview

 Connecting disks

 Home window

 Connecting SCSI disks


 Connecting pass-through SCSI disks


 Connecting raw device mapping disks


 Disconnecting disks