iSCSI is a protocol to exchange SCSI commands over TCP/IP and by so doing makes it possible to manage storage devices over the network.

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How to mount multiple iSCSI images too loop

I have to mount iscsi images to loop. Yesterday someone with a similar problem asked that already. The difference is, my iscsi image is splitted into 5 parts. ls -la insgesamt 4718592004 -rw-rw-rw- ...
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Is it possible to set a whole hard disk(partition) as iscsi target?

till now I defined just image files. But I have a logical partition and I'd like to share it by iscsi. Is it possible or I am limited to single files?
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Suggest me an iscsi server which supports adding a target at runtime

Default iscsitarget requires to restart the whole server after editing the /etc/iet/ietd.conf. This is a problem as if, any iSCSI target is being read/wrote the server restart will make every ...
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/dev/disk/by-uuid/ not working on one machine

I have a iSCSI disk which I am mounting from several machines (exclusively, not concurrently). On machine A, I start iscsi service open-iscsi start and the iscsi disk is discovered as /dev/sdb1. ...
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Does configuring iscsi target and iscsi initiator in two linux nodes and using ethernet cable for communication make it SAN?

I'm using freeNAS to share an extent via iSCSI to my another Linux box using Ethernet cable. It work as a block storage. So SAN work as a block storage. Now, in my scenario is it working as a NAS or ...
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iptables rules for iscsi initiator

I need to configure iptables on my client (iscsi-initiator). From tcpdump, I can see that the server (iscsi target) sends tcp from port 3260. So I have added following iptables rule on my client ...
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Local disks detected as multipath device

My local partitions are detected as multipath device $multipath -l mpathb (360014380125d90420000a000003e0000) dm-9 HP,HSV450 size=200G features='1 queue_if_no_path' hwhandler='0' wp=rw `-+- ...
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iSCSI on startup

I've configure iSCSI but CentOS 6.3 is unable to recognize if on startup. Here is fstab config: /dev/sdb1 /home ext4 _netdev 0 0 Here is iscsi.conf ...
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NFS server causes high load even when idle

I have an Ubuntu (12.04) NFS server that has a high load (larger than 10) even when nothing is running. In detail, the storage is provided by an iSCSI device, on which I have 5 logical volumes (LVM) ...
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iSCSI device mapped to different SCSI device

I have an iSCSI disk array connected to a server (Ubuntu). When I login with iscsiadm -m node --login -p 192.168.1.240 the device used to appear as /dev/sdb. I created a volume group with LVM using ...
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How to securely export a device (HDD)?

So I have a Scientific Linux 6.3 (RHEL clone so basically the question is Redhat related) machine called "B" (with an extra "A" HDD besides the system HDD) and a notebook with SL 6.3. They are in a ...
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Install Fedora 17 to iSCSI Target, Boot from iSCSI Target

I have installed Fedora 17 to an iSCSI target by: Booting with the Fedora 17 ISO Chose LiveCD so I could install iscsi-initiator-utils Started the installer Chose iSCSI target from native Fedora ...
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Multipath device name doesn't display correctly

I'm playing with iscsi and I'm trying to figure out why the vendor/product names aren't showing up correctly. I've restarted all the appropriate services along with a reboot. Listed below are the ...