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How to get SMART information about local disks (no SmartArray) installed in ESXi host? It is HP DL G6 server, but without the HP Insight Suite.

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Based on your earlier question, you are not using a standard Smart Array RAID controller. The device you have is a rebranded LSI SAS3442E-R controller. It's meant to be a SAS HBA, and not a hardware RAID controller in this context.

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I'm sorry if my question was not clear enough, but I am not speaking about any HBAs or controllers, but "local" disks, that are attached to the internal SATA controller of the server. – John Apr 18 '12 at 13:55
The internal SATA controller in your system is an HBA. It's not a proper RAID controller, so ESXi doesn't quite support the way you're using it. – ewwhite Apr 18 '12 at 14:06

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