Installing the vasa provider, Before you install, Supported operating systems and platforms – Dell PowerVault MD3660f User Manual

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Installing The VASA Provider

This section describes prerequisites and installation steps for the VASA provider.

Before You Install

Before installing the VASA provider, review the supported and required shown in this section.

Supported Operating Systems And Platforms

The VASA provider is dependent on specific operating system and application platform requirements. Before installing
and configuring VASA, make sure your environment meets the requirements detailed in this section.

Supported Host Operating Systems

The VASA provider can be installed on one of the following Windows host operating systems:

Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit versions)

Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit version)

Windows Server 2012 (all editions)

NOTE: The VASA provider must be installed on a separate Windows host server than the vCenter Server platform.

Required VMware Application Platforms

The following VMware application platforms must be installed and properly configured before installing the VASA

VMware vSphere Client 5.0 and 5.1

VMware vCenter Server 5.0 and 5.1 (installed separately from the VASA provider)

For information on installing and configuring VMware platforms, see
For help on configuring your VMware environment, see

VMware Fibre Channel SAN Configuration Guide

available at

Supported MD Series Storage Arrays

The VASA provider is supported on the following MD-series storage arrays:

MD3200i, MD3220i, MD3260i, MD3600i, MD3620i, and MD3660i (iSCSI)

MD3600f, MD3620f, and MD3660f (Fibre Channel)