How to match a VMware RDM device inside the RHEL guest running on VMWare ?

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  • The device on the RHEL server is /dev/sdk, but I can't be sure which VMware RDM this is.
  • How can I match up what I see on the RHEL server with what I see in the VM properties in the VIC for this server?
  • How to map SCSI ID/WWID in Linux to disk UUID in VMware.
  • How to map/relate disk between Linux Guest System and VMware Virtual Disk.
  • VMware vmdk to OS device mapping
  • The following is a screenshot of the Hardware TAB in vsphere:
    Image 1


Image 2

disk mapping


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x guest
  • Vmware Vsphere

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