Difference between revisions of "Setting up iSCSI"

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== Introduction ==
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iSCSI consists of two pieces:  A target and an initiator.  A target is a large pool of disk space that can be accessed over IP by the initiators. Initiators use the disk space, formatting it and mounting it the same as local disk.
 
iSCSI consists of two pieces:  A target and an initiator.  A target is a large pool of disk space that can be accessed over IP by the initiators. Initiators use the disk space, formatting it and mounting it the same as local disk.
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== iSCSI Target ==
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The iscsitarget-X.X.apk package provides the target functionality.  It includes the iscsi_trgt module and the ietd service (ietd is the iSCSI Enterprise Target Daemon).

Revision as of 21:57, 6 November 2007

Introduction

iSCSI consists of two pieces: A target and an initiator. A target is a large pool of disk space that can be accessed over IP by the initiators. Initiators use the disk space, formatting it and mounting it the same as local disk.


iSCSI Target

The iscsitarget-X.X.apk package provides the target functionality. It includes the iscsi_trgt module and the ietd service (ietd is the iSCSI Enterprise Target Daemon).