That would be a safe choice of vendor. Art of Server is my go-to for IT mode HBAs. He is very helpful and sells a great product. I believe he is also on this forum as well.Hey all
I just pick up a
EMC STL-3 15-bay 3.5" SFF-8088 3U Drive Enclosure. I looking at buying this hba card of ebay: Genuine LSI 9212-4i4e 6Gbps SAS HBA P20 IT Mode ZFS FreeNAS unRAID | eBay and just want to confirm the hba card will work with the
I bought a similarly prepared card to the one you linked, "LSI 9200-8e 6Gbps ext SAS HBA P20 IT Mode ZFS FreeNAS unRAID NoROM LOW PROFILE" , from Art of Server and it works perfectly with these specific shelves (I have two such shelves, worked fine with both, concurrently). While I can't guarantee compatibility, I think the one you linked would work just fine as well.
Edit: listing I linked was dead, thus a listing from another vendor was being shown by ebay -- link removed.