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I have multiple ESXi hosts, managed individually because I have yet to buy licensing. Can I tie my iSCSI SAN to these hosts and utilize it for VM storage and run VM's on that iSCSI device?

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Yes, an iSCSI datastore can be added with just the free hypervisor license.

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Sweet, thank you. Can this be added to more than one hypervisor at once? – eth0 Dec 28 '12 at 1:27
@eth0 - As far as I know, yes. – joeqwerty Dec 28 '12 at 1:29

Yep. This is entirely possible.

The thing you lose by not having licensing is the vCenter management. However, that has no impact on your ability to see datastores (iSCSI or otherwise).

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