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RAID 1 lost in ESXi 6.5

 
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RAID 1 lost in ESXi 6.5

I have a server HPE ProLiant ML10 Gen9.
By BIOS build a RAID 1 with 2 hd.
I then one volume.
When I install ESXi 6.5 setup sees 2 separate disks.
Is there any way to show him a single volume on which to install ESXi?
I downloaded the ISO file from:
https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=OEM-ESXI65-HPE&productId=614

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BOOSTNET
New Member

Re: RAID 1 lost in ESXi 6.5

I have the same problem! Did You, or anybody solve that? 

When i install win10 is okay - only raid visible as one disk, but when install esxi it see separately disks

Jags_21
HPE Pro

Re: RAID 1 lost in ESXi 6.5

Hi,

I see you are trying to install ESXi 6.5 on HPE Proliant ML10 Gen9 system and this is not a supported and certified server for ESXi environment please check the HPE Servers Support & OS Certification Matrices  URL: https://techlibrary.hpe.com/us/en/enterprise/servers/supportmatrix/vmware.aspx#ml 

Secondly the Intel RAID controller on ML10 Gen9 server is not supported by VMware check the support article url: https://kb.vmware.com/s/article/52047

Hence, you need to configure the storage controller in AHCI mode and install ESXi, though ESXi might get installed and work but in case of any issues on the system with ESXi its not supported configuration.

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