My first post here so go easy.
We are looking to upgrade a Dell R720 server to ESXI 8 but need to change the LSI 9211-8i to a SAS3008 card to be supported. The backplane has SFF 8087 cables with male connectors that plug into the 9211-8i SFF8087 female ports.
The new SAS3008 cards have...
I bought this cable https://www.amazon.de/gp/product/B013G4FEGG/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 and i connected to my Supermicro X9DRi-LN4F+ SFF8087 port.
I plugged the cable other end to the HDD-s and they won't spin up. I tried to cover PIN3 on the hdd, still the same...