playing with iSCSI

Internet SCSI, shortly iSCSI, is an IP based protocol used for networking storage. With iSCSI it’s possible to send commands to remote SCSI storage on remote hosts, for this reason it is quite common in the SAN world.
Since IP networks are very common, iSCSI can be used to transmit data over LAN, WAN, or the Internet and can enable location-independent data storage and retrieval.

Once installed the package iscsitarget, You can specify the location of a shared area

vlinux19:/root# grep -v \# /etc/ietd.conf

Lun 0 Path=/dev/sdc,Type=fileio
Alias Test

and, once started the daemon, any Windows client can see the storage with the Microsoft iSCSI initiator.iscsi client


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