iSCSI, is an abbreviation of Internet Small Computer System Interface, an Internet Protocol (IP)-based storage networking standard for linking data storage facilities.

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Best iSCSI Target for Ubuntu 15.04

What is preferred service for iSCSI target on Ubuntu Server 15.04 ? Most tutorial shows IET but isn't outdated server ? There is also LinuxIO and SCST, but what is Ubuntu 'recommended' ?
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Server 14.04 LTS

I use 14.04 LTS server with latest updates, did all as written here: iscsi_trgt missing because can't build kernel module with same problem, installed all 3 packets as Clausi sad and it helped me ...
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iscsi drive not connecting at boot - breaks ordering cycle

Not sure if this is allowed, but I mounted an iscsi drive, encrypted it with LUKS, added LVM on top, and mounted it. Now I am trying to mount it as any other drive on boot, but it doesn't come up. ...
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What is mapping fiber channel upon install of 14.04?

We installed 14.04 that is connected to a fiber channel. I was expecting to wrestle with multipath to get the LUNs connected, but I noticed that I am mounted to the fiber channel right after install. ...
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How can I modify Ubuntu SCSI driver to support non-512 sector size hard drive or SSD like sector size = 520 bytes?

I have one drive with sector size = 512 bytes (/dev/sdb below) and one drive (/dev/sdc below) with sector size = 520 bytes as follows. # lsscsi -g [0:0:2:0] disk ATA SDLF1DAR-480G-1H ...
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Help connecting to Fiber HBA

We have a fiber channel set up, and I'd like to connect to it (I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 btw). I can see the wwpns that were delivered. But I don't quite know what to do from here. I can fdisk to the ...
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Using MAAS on Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet)

i have just downloaded Ubuntu 15.04 Server AMD64 (Vivid Vervet) ISO and wanted to setup MAAS. I went through a simple OS install and then added MAAS with the command sudo apt-get install maas ...
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Ubuntu server 14.0 iscsi drive not mounting

I am new to Ubuntu and I am having a problem mounting an ISCSI drive on boot. When I watch the services start up, I see FAIL for mounting network filesystem. When the server finishes booting, the ...
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Cannot reattach iscsitarget after reboot

So I had built a SAN Storage over Ethernet using Ubuntu Server 14.04 and IscsiTarget last year. About a week ago we had a major crisis with our 16TB SAN and it for some reason just decided to start ...
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Device attached over iSCSI not found at /dev/disk/by-path

Device attached over iscsi not found at /dev/disk/by-path. The iscsiadm also shows that there are devices without attached disk: sudo iscsiadm -m session -P 3 iSCSI Transport Class version 2.0-870 ...
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Trouble connecting to Drobo b800i using ISCSI on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a new Drobo b800i that I am having trouble connecting to an Ubuntu 14.04 workstation. Any help is appreciated. This is a completely fresh installation, so all the settings I haven't changed are ...
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iscsitarget suddenly broken after upgrade of the 12.04 Hardware Stack

After an upgrade to the latest Hardware Stack using Ubuntu 12.04, my iscsi service is not longer operational. The error from the service is such: FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. I have learned ...
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iSCSI auto startup at boot 14.04

I'm running Trusty Tahr (14.04) server. I've attached an iscsi disk and mounted it, mkfs, etc. works great, if I do it manually. I'd much prefer to have my box mount the disk at boot so I've modified ...
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ubuntu 14.04 boot from san

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on iscsi target and after reboot i get grub rescue prombt after error Boot sector id not valid error: no such device : c098787-4839-34bh-3d4f-b3eef9i3j9f any advice ?
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USB Drive Mounting - Noob Question [duplicate]

Ubuntu noob here... I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server installed with 4 internal SATA drives. I've recently added a USB 1.5 TB drive and used it for a while without issue. Even more recently, I've added ...
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Auto mount mount point on iSCSI driver

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I recently added a 1 terabyte iSCSI volume with a single ext4 partition. Everything works as it should but with the only issue being I cannot create a mount point using ...
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iscsiadm discovery gives multiple paths. Want to specify one

I've using iSCSI to connect a server to a SAN. The SAN has multiple ethernet NICs. When I do an iSCSI discovery... iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p 172.16.0.1 ... we get the a listed path for each ...
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Installing drivers for “BT-930 BusLogic flashpoint LT”, Ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to install the driver for a SCSI controller card: BT-930 BusLogic flashpoint LT. I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with kernel 3.2.0-54-generic. I have (I think) the tarball I require and is ...
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Highly available iSCSI target

I'm in the process of setting up iSCSI target on DRBD following the steps detailed here. I would appreciate if someone can answer and explain the following queries: Is there a way to set up just 1 ...
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How do I prevent immediate wake up from suspend (version II)?

This question covers one reason a computer might immediately wake after suspend: How do I prevent immediate wake up from suspend? I seem to have a different one. After a recent security patch update ...
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Can I get back data after setting up root to iSCSI device?

I tried to setup iSCSI target and defined root partition as target (that was wrong I know). I didn't format the iSCSI device; is it possible to get back the data from this partition? System does not ...
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How to reinstall server

Since I got a blank screen after installation, I tried to reinstall the server OS 12.04 using the CD. This time after the country and login information are given, it asks me to specify some scsi ...
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ISCSI iscsi_trgt sess_param_check(55) default_retain_time is out of range

Clustered ISCSI target has been installed based on Ubuntu Server 12.04 amd64. Target is working, but I have few kernel messages, when heartbeat starts iscsi service. Sep 5 08:47:58 cluster01 kernel: ...
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Targetcli can't load modules qla2xxx and ib_srpt

I've installed targetcli from ubuntu repository and when I start targetcli as root, it starts and display following info: Welcome to the targetcli shell: Copyright (c) 2011 by RisingTide Systems ...
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How to configure iscsi fault tolerance in ubuntu 12.04?

How to configure iscsi fault tolerance in ubuntu 12.04? iSCSI SANs usually have multiple controllers that make failover transparent to the clients.. what i am doing is the following. i made an ubuntu ...
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Why is iSCSI support not included on the alternate installer?

Does anyone know the reason that Canonical decided not to include the ability to install to iSCSI using the "alternate" installation CD (on 10.04 at least)? Ubuntu 10.04 Server installation CD ...
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How To Boot XEN VMs Using iSCSI?

In simple, I want boot XEN fully virtualized (HVM) guests (both Windows & Linux) using iSCSI drives (i.e. from SAN). My main purpose of this is to learn about this process. So, how can I do it? ...
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Need to set up shared storage for Guest virtual machines that are running on a Xen host

My environment: I am doing these things at home with the purpose of learning about virtualization techniques. My machine have quad core processor that supports Intel-VT and 8GB RAM. XEN is the ...
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iscsi_trgt missing because can't build kernel module

When attempting to start the iscsitarget service, I get FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. Trying to build module using instructions from ...