This solution is applicable to any Dell EMC PowerEdge rack server. Dell EMC offers a wide range of products to support CPU, memory, peripheral, and storage requirements.
In this document, the Dell EMC PowerEdge 640 Series server is used. R640 Series servers have a 1-RU form factor, as shown in the following figures. These servers are used as ESXi nodes in this guide.
Figure 8. Dell EMC PowerEdge R640 server – front view
Dell EMC PowerEdge rack servers support various combinations of 25 GbE SFP28, 10 GbE SFP+/BASE-T, and 1 GbE BASE-T network adapters. In this guide, 10 GbE adapters are used for storage and data traffic and 1 GbE BASE-T is used for iDRAC and OOB management.