How to configure PERC H730 RAID Cards for VMware VSAN

Hey All, just wanted to write up a quick post with pics on how to configure the H730 RAID card for VMware VSAN.

First of all, the H730 is on the HCL and is a great choice due to the ample queue depth of 895 as determined by esxtop.

queuedepth

The following was how we configured it per the configuration guide best practices with:

  • Passthrough mode
  • Controller caching disabled
  • BIOS Mode pause on error (rather than stop)

Per the guide:

raid02

Just figured this might help some other wayward souls out there. : )

raid01

raid_03 raid_04 raid_05 raid_06

 

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  1. […] have found Joe’s post about setting up Dell PERC H730 cards very informative and easy to follow. However, the latest […]

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