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iSCSI (or Internet Small Computer System Interface) is a network storage technology that can be used to transfer data across IP networks.

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Boot Dell R620 from ISCSI

I installed Proxmox on a ISCSI-Target after this tutorial: https://forum.proxmox.com/threads/install-pve-directly-on-iscsi-target.101750/ But I get the error Acquiring DHP parameters for interface (XX)...
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How to setup macOS server capable of handling large number of small files?

I'm trying to setup my Mac mini as a file server so that I can share it with my MacBook Pro. I'll be designating a folder in my Mac mini that both computers can easily write and read from. I first ...
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Unable to login from iscsi initiator

I have created to backstore Lun's on the iscsi target one is working fine but another is giving an error and i can able to discover the lun but unable to login into it. [Initiator Error] Logging in to ...
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Resize Raspberry Pi partition mounted on a iSCSI target

I have a Pi installed on a Syno iSCSI target using Berryboot. I started with 15 GB partition, but I now need more space. I resized the Syno target to 25 GB. I resized the /dev/sda2 of the Pi to 25 GB ...
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iSCSI HDD (ext4) from Windows10 to Linux

I have a 1TB HDD [ext4] connected to a Windows 10 PC and would like to connect this HDD in RAW mode to access it from a Linux computer over LAN to mount it from there. The problem on Win10 is when I ...
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PXE boot with persistence (Windows 10/Win2Go)

Looking for a way to maintain persistence with PXE boot (Windows to Go). I have a home NAS/server and wish to have my Win2Go OS stored on that so that I can use the same OS on multiple machines. Is ...
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Microsoft iSCSI Initiator potentially corrupted?

Let me start off by saying I'm pretty new and unexperienced with iSCSI. I'm on Windows 11 trying to get an iSCSI target connected to my laptop that is already connected to my desktop, so I know the ...
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device order through open-iscsi

I recently added a logical volume to an iSCSI target, which already had at least one volume, and which had a login from a Linux (Mint) host running Open-iSCSI. I then re-scanned the target on the host,...
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Troubleshooting iSCSI targets that should be identical

Somewhere along the way in my development I must have made a typo and cannot determine where it might be. I have been setting up iSCSI targets on a server laptop, with an external SSD containing ext4 ...
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Is it possible to patch syspreped disk images for iscsi boot?

I have a system in place that boots 12 diskless workstation to ipxe. Runs winpe plus windows 10 installer to a sanhooked blank iscsi target. Later the machine is simply booted to ipxe and sanhooked to ...
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Not able to find iSCSI LUN under Win 10 diskmgmr after being successfully being connected via iSCSI initiatior

My goal is to assign a Windows 10 drive letter (such as "N:" for example) to a NetGear ReadyNAS iSCSI LUN. *Before anyone asks, the Windows application I am using requires the disk to iSCSI ...
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Multiple diskless machines PXE boot from iSCSI targets on single server

I am looking to use a single machine running RHEL 8 as a server that hands out iSCSI targets for 2-3 diskless machines to PXE Boot from. Currently, I have one working iSCSI target from which one of my ...
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Attach network disk as direct

Is there a way to attach a network disk as a direct without creating VHD etc? I want to connect drive directly from one computer to other by network by like iSCSI but without creating VHD. Not ...
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MPIO and ESXi 7.0 standalone

I'm trying to setup MPIO between ESXi 7.0 standalone (free license) and a SCST server. I created 4 vmknics (vmk1,vmk2,vmk3,vmk4) with IPv6 addresses (2001::1/64,2002::1/64,2003::1/64,2004::1/64) and I ...
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How to connect to iscsi target with iscsiadm from Synology through SSH

Since we want to back up our Synology NAS internally with a rotation system, I'm trying to connect to an iscsi target on my tandberg/overland Quickstation 4 from my Synology NAS (SA3400). I've tried ...
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Mounting an iSCSI Server in a WinPE Instance

Does anybody know of a Small-and-Light iSCSI Server that I can use in WinPE (Windows 10 based PE) to mount a target for a remote client? Better... is there a way to use the MS-ISCSI server in WinPE ...
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Can VMware ESXi host local storage as an iSCSI target to another device?

Obviously in ESXi you can connect to an iSCSI target to access remote storage, but is there a way to host local server storage on an ESXi machine as an iSCSI target to another system?
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Ubuntu: Unable to mount NFS share

I have an NFS share and an iSCSI target on my NAS. I'm trying to mount either of them on my Ubuntu 18.04 VM. I'm using Hyper-V for the hypervisor. I can connect to both the NFS and iSCSI on the ...
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About using Windows 2016 physical server iscsi with vmware on Windows 10

I am using iscsi on a Windows 2016 physical server. The Windows 2016 physical server has a vmware workstation installed and is running Windows 10 as an image. Windows 10 uses iscsi from 2016 Physical ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 server hangs on startup when enabling iptables

After enabling iptables, with the following very basic configuration: iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -A INPUT -s 127.0.0.1 -d 127.0.0.1 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -p udp --sport 53 -j ACCEPT ...
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Iscsi target configuration on centos7, how to resolve authentication error

I am attempting to setup an iscsitarget, with one block lun which is a zfs zvol on a centos7 machine. I've only ever used iscsitarget and the /etc/iet/ietd.conf file on ubuntu systems. I have this (...
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iscsiadm hangs and tcpdump shows nothing

I am troubleshooting iscsiadm. iscsiadm --mode discovery --portal 10.144.35.235 --type sendtargets --discover The command mentioned above blocks and does nothing. I've cleared ipvs and iptables. ...
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What roles to add to a Windows Server so that I can have a share disk to use in a cluster?

I am adding the role - File and iSCSI Services - for clustering purposes What I actually want is to add a Disk Witness in Quorum - a network share to be part of my clustering as per my picture below: ...
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Homelab SAN, I need advices

I'd like to add a SAN to my homelab for learning / fun purpose, so I have spend the last few days trying to learn more about it but as some infos are pretty old and there is a lot a different ...
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Every time I reboot my Windows 10 machine, I have to restart the iSCSI service

Whenever I reboot, the iSCSI drives are not connected, and I see "reconnecting" in the Microsoft iSCSI initiator, if I try to disconnect I get an error, but after restarting the iSCSI service (at this ...
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Force iSCSI Disconnect

I've been toying around with iSCSI for a little while (FreeNAS 11.1-U5 target, Win10 Pro initiator) and have run into what would be a bit of a deal-breaking issue: I can't seem to disconnect from an ...
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iSCSI - Unable to mount external disk on target

I use targetcli-fb package My target is configured on a computer with installed Debian. Initiator is configured on Virtual Debian System, I use VirtualBox for virtualisation. I log in to target ...
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Hyper-V VM fail with at end of iSCSI boot

I have a Hyper-V VM (generation 1) booting from iSCSI The OS in the iSCSI target is Windows 10 it loads almost all of the of the system and fails at end with "INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE" error try ...
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Ubuntu offline shared folder

So I've got a PABX (Ubuntu) that records calls to /opt/recordings. Because this folder can get very large I don't want to keep it on my fast storage so I moved it over to our slow iSCSI storage. So /...
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How to clear unused iscsi device after replace

I just use new iscsi disk to replace old iscsi disk on Ubuntu 14.04. I had mount new, migrate data and replace mount point(/var/vcap/store). But old iscsi target was still existing. colocated/...
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iSCSI over MPIO, Hyper-V Host or Guest

I have a Virtual Machine that needs to have exclusive access to an iSCSI volume. In an all Win Server 2016 / Hyper-V environment is it better to setup iSCSI over MPIO in the Host or in the Guest OS? ...
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mounting .vhdx image and iscsi target (windows server 2012 R2) at the same time

I have questions about .VHDX iscsi target in windows 2012 R2, and mounting the .VHDX image at the same time. To make my question clear, here is the configuration details: fileserver detail: ...
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Delayed execution on shell script

I made a simple script file on my linux machine to mount a iscsi drive. iscsiadm –m node --targetname THE_TARGET_IQN --login mount /dev/sdb1 /home/mounted The problem is, When I exceuted this script,...
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iscsiadm initialize target larger than 2TB

Background I'm setting up ISCSI on my Linux server at home and I bought a 4 TB WDBlack to use. At first, I had mounted the HD and created a partition, created the target through Webmin and initiated ...
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Which server in the iSCSI network needs the offload network adapter TOE?

Which server in the iSCSI network needs the offload network adapter, the initiator server or the target server?
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Same dropbox account, multiple VMs. Most efficient way?

What is the optimal way to use the same Dropbox account on multiple virtual machines residing on the same computer? I could just install Dropbox on the main user of every VM, but that would be ...
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How to run windows command line when getting diskless boot error?

I am using diskless boot Windows 7 with iPXE. PC is intended to boot from vhdx, which i obtained by snapshotting sata(ahci) hard drive with sysiternals disk2vhd utility. Hard drive was previously in ...
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How to configure iSCSI Redirection on either Linux or Windows?

I am trying to set up an iSCSI redirection environmnt. First I tried with Windows Server 2012 following this video. But it seems the Windows Server 2012 doesn't provide the iSCSI redirection feature. ...
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How to configure iSCSI redirection on Windows Server 2012?

rfc 7143 defines the iSCSI redirection function. I don't have a Windows Server 2012 instance at hand. Is it possible to configure this feature on Windows Server 2012? Redirection - indicates that ...
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How to make iscsi initiator propogate changes?

I use CentOS 7. I created simple target/initiator configuration and two acls(ACL) for two users. However, when I mount on both users and write from the first user, write changes don't propagate to ...
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How do I automount a LUKS partition on iscsi at boot?

I have a partition on a CentOS7 machine that is mounted from iSCSI as follows: iSCSI -> LVM -> LUKS -> XFS /etc/crypttab is configured as follows with a key: home_vmail UUID="b79e45cf-89aa-40f2-...
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How can I quickly decompress a 1TB (5 million file) 7-Zip (7z) file stored on a NAS

There is a 7-Zip (7z) file (size: 1TB with about 5 million files inside) in a NAS device running in iSCSI mode. The 7-Zip file was compressed by the “only store not compress” mode. When the files ...
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Windows cannot be installed to this disk. iscsi drive install

I am trying to install a windows operating system on a remote iscsi drive following this tutorial http://www.etherboot.org/wiki/sanboot/win2k8_iscsi_install I get far as the drive selection screen ...
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Does Tiered Storage in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 work with Microsoft Software ISCSI Target

I am trying to build a storage machine for my home network, but I'm running into an issue with understanding how certain things work behind the scenes. I am hoping to set up a tiered storage system ...
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Diagnosing iSCSI bottleneck

I just got my hands on a few DL380 G5s, and I thought I would use them in my home lab to test out the creation of a Hyper-V cluster using an iSCSI storage setup. I have installed Server 2012 R2 on all ...
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Creating Symlinks from a iSCSI-Volume to a Fileserver

my fileserver is near capacity limit (using Windows 2012) und full of files, that hasn't been used for years, but still need to be kept for researches in the future. Furthermore the unused and ...
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Wildcard IP addresses for an iSCSI target initiator-address doesn’t seem to work on CentOS 6

In /etc/tgt/targets.conf wildcard (172.16.2.*) not work with initiator-address. I'm preparing for Red Hat High Availability Clustering exam (EX436). The student workbook says: With tgtadm command, ...
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What is the maximum SCSI LUN size?

What is the maximum size of single (i)SCSI LUN from perspective of SCSI protocol, what is the limit?
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Programs having trouble connecting to internet resources

I am running Windows 8. Recently, a bunch of my programs such as GitHub for Windows, WebStorm, Chrome, etc.. stopped being able to use internet resources. Many say, that there me bay a firewall or ...
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Network storage and backup [closed]

I had a MS 2003 server on my home LAN as an AD DC (inc DNS). It's main purpose was to share files (photos, music, family docs etc) and to act as a backup facility for the desktops. laptops on the LAN. ...
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