The Insecure Wire

a network engineers perspective

Configure iSCSI Port Binding using ESXCLI

1. Enable SSH console from the management settings > troubleshooting options on the ESXi console.
2. Bring up the CLI console with alt + f1.
3. Enter the following commands to bind the VMKernel port(s) to the software iSCSI adapter (ESXi 6.7).

~ # esxcli iscsi networkportal add --nic vmk1 --adapter vmhba64
~ # esxcli iscsi networkportal add --nic vmk2 --adapter vmhba64