iSCSI

iSCSI on RHEL6: Targets, Initiators and SANs

Here are the slides from the presentation I gave in the 2013 Spring Linux Presentation Series at Iowa State University.

iSCSI on RHEL6: Targets, Initiators and SANs (1.5MB PDF)


This adapter takes the guesswork out of iSCSI configuration. Just plug it into your USB port! Apologies to Brian Campbell.

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Solved: iSCSI disconnects and timeouts after successful login

Consider the following from /var/log/messages:

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Using RHEL6 to share RAID volume via iSCSI: the Mystery of the Missing LUN

My use case was pretty simple. I wanted to share out a raw device via iSCSI to a nearby host on the 172.16.2.x network.

In addition to a minimal Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (or equivalent) install, a few packages are needed:

# yum install -y iscsi-initiator-utils scsi-target-utils sg3_utils lsof

I knew the device I wanted to share was /dev/sdb by looking at the output from dmesg:

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