Can anyone weigh in and tell me if connecting the K2000 VM to an NetApp SAN is possible? If so, are there any caveats to doing this? Currently we're planning the move from a kbox physical appliance to our VMWare environment, but the storage needs are a little much in our current environment. We would need to offload as much as we could to our SAN cabinet. 
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Since you are talking about a VM it is a very simple thing.
Create a virtual drive on the NetApp and use this as offboard storage.

Virtual disk settings

The VK2000 and virtual disk communicate using the Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI). VMware ESX and ESXi support this protocol.

  1. Power down the K2000/RSA virtual machine from the Settings and Maintenance | Appliance Maintenance page.
  2. Once powered off, create a new virtual disk the size you would like and add it to the SCSI controller of the K2000/RSA.  
  3. Power the K2000/RSA virtual machine back on
  4. Navigate to Settings and Maintenance | Data Storage and click on 'Change to offboard storage' to start the Change Storage Type wizard
(from this document: https://support.software.dell.com/k2000/kb/111864 )
Answered 08/24/2014 by: Nico_K
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