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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iscsi not mounting after reboot [on hold]

I have bacula running on ubuntu server 14.04.4 LTS when i mount the 2 iscsi connections I discovered and set node to automatic and reboot one of the connections gets established and mounts to sdb ...
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iscsistart with nic bonding

I am trying to perform diskless ubuntu boot over iSCSI (with ibft) and it's working. However, I need to create bonded nic. My current iSCSI boot performs iscsistart -N # Bring up the network as ...
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Install Ubuntu over iSCSI target ibft nic

In CentOS installation providing following parameters at boot makes installation over iSCSI using iBFT nics and multipath easy. rd.iscsi.ibft=1 bond=bond0:ibft0,ibft1:mode=1,miimon=100,primary=ibft0 ...
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Two initiators connecting to iSCSI target (file changes not recognized)

In my environment, I have multiple OS's. Currently, I have two machines connecting to my Windows iSCSI target. However, when I add/delete a file or folder on one machine, it's not recognized on the ...
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Assistance with configuring multipath for Ubutu iSCSI diskless boot

I am trying to set disk-less boot and it was a success following these steps. Prepare environment [Target/Dhcp/tftp/ipxe etc] PXE boot client with ubuntu iso as second boot device. During ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server to a iSCSI Drive using IBFT

We have to install Ubuntu Server 16.04 on iSCSI Drives and boot from them, because we have no local storage. We have configured the iSCSI capable Network Controllers to log in into the iSCSI Target ...
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How to prevent iscsiadm from mounting iSCSI target during boot

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.04 server. I logged into some targets using iscsiadm. Each time I boot it tries to login into targets. Even though I changed. vi /etc/iscsi/iscsid.conf node.startup = manual ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 server mount takes very long

I installed 16.04 for my server and find that when mounting my Drobo partition it takes a very long time. In 14.04 this was near instant but now it's so slow it actually times out when using fstab and ...
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how to disable blank alias sending in sendtargets (open-iscsi)

I want to connect to an iscsi target in Windows, I installed open-iscsi, and connect to the iscsi target using sendtarget mode, the problem is that the target is rejecting the initiatoralias which is ...
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iscsi_trgt module for kernel 4.5

Ubuntu 15.10, Kernel 4.5 I followed this guide: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/debian-ubuntu-building-installing-a-custom-linux-kernel/ and I'm running Kernel 4.5, but I'm missing the iscsi_trgt module....
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Why iscsi volumes mapping to linux device always changes when adding new volumes?

All, I found every time when I create a new volume on iSCSI storage and restart iscsi on my linux host (to discover this new volume), the mapping of previous iSCSI volumes to linux device names of /...
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Missing the /iscsi path in targetcli

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 cloud image on OpenStack and I am having an issue with targetcli. I need to configure an iscsi target, but the /iscsi directory is missing. $ sudo targetcli /iscsi info No ...
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iscsi connections not appearing as local device

I'm attempting to connect to an AccuRAID AR316IR from Ubuntu 14.04. I've run the following commands: root@BSPRDLNX02:/etc/iscsi# iscsiadm -m discovery -t sendtargets -p 192.168.10.71 192.168.10.71:...
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How to mount a “Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM)” volume image in Linux?

I have MS DPM on an ISCSI lun. ISCSI is not starting so I want to mount it and backup the data. The lun just appears like a 11 TB file. If this was NTFS or VMFS on that LUN, I could use kpartx to ...
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Ubuntu installation, system failed to detect the iSCSI disk

I configured a iSCSI SAN disk in HP DL360p G8 server BIOS using card HP 556FLR SP+. Storage used is IBM DS storage. Bios can detect the disk, also I abled to install RHEL 6.7 over it. But, During ...
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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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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 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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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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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 http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/iscsitarget/index....