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