VMware 5.x, set drives to SSD

Quick post, sometimes VMware doesn’t detect that you have SSD locally and you you need to force it to enable SSD. I’ll expand on this more and update this post with some screenshots later.

esxcli storage nmp device list
esxcli storage nmp satp rule add -s VMW_SATP_LOCAL -d naa.630f70d99950c0001822f33e055d5d4b -o=enable_ssd
esxcli storage nmp satp rule list | grep enable_ssd
esxcli storage core claimrule load
esxcli storage core claimrule run
esxcli storage core claiming reclaim -d naa.630f70d99950c0001822f33e055d5d4b
esxcli storage core device list -d naa.630f70d99950c0001822f33e055d5d4b

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