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document How to configure MPIO with Microsoft Initiator?
Please refer to the attached how-to.
rating 26 Aug, 2008 Views: 19219
document How to connect multiple initiators to a target?
In order to connect to the same target with multiple initiators at the same time, a cluster filesystem has to be used. Otherwise, the data may become corrupted. Here are some SAN cluster filesystems:  MelioFS: htm IBM:
rating 15 Mar, 2013 Views: 18745
document How can access my iSCSI target snapshot?
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rating 09 Feb, 2009 Views: 6496
document Multiple iSCSI connections
Symptom: My iSCSI targets report that I am having corruption Problem: With iSCSI you cannot have multiple connections to the same LUN, iSCSI Target works block based - not file based. Meaning that a changes made by one person is not seen by another person working on the same...
rating 27 Feb, 2012 Views: 9455
document Problems mounting iSCSI LUN
Symptom: I was able to previously mount an iSCSI target and get an /dev/sdb, I am trying to mount another LUN and it does not work. Problem: Verify that you have added the LUN to the iSCSI target. Solution: First step. Get an iSCSI initiator http://w...
rating 25 Feb, 2009 Views: 5916
document How to migrate my existing data to a new iSCSI volume
Problem: I have about 500 Users, and wants to know if there is any Migration Software Open-E recommends, so I can copy over my existing Server DATA (including permissions etx…)  to the new Open-E iSCSI Server. Solution: In case of iSCSI migration you need too format the iSCSI...
Not rated 27 Apr, 2009 Views: 3786
document How to connect to iSCSI target using Solaris 10?
Problem:   I was able to connect to my iSCSI target using Solaris 8 which had Cisco iSCSI initiator compatiblity. But in Solaris 10 We have to use the bultin  initiator and thats where we have issue Solution: While creating target change untick "Target...
rating 16 Jul, 2009 Views: 11426
document File IO Or Block IO???
Problem: I am not sure what are the differences between File IO and Block IO Solution: iSCSI Target is delivering a block device for the iSCSI initiator. The block device can be a raw Logical Volume or a file working on formatted Logical Volume.   The Block IO is exactly a raw Logical...
rating 17 Sep, 2009 Views: 23325
document How can I switch from IET to SCST protocol for my iSCSI targets that are mounted to VMware 3.5 and 4.0?
Problem: I was using DSS V5 with IET protocol for my iSCSI targets that are mounted to my VMware 3.5. I upgraded to DSS V6 but as explained in om/entry/672/   I could not see the targets unless I switch back to IET . But I would like to use the...
rating 10 Nov, 2009 Views: 6950
document How can I connect to Hyper-V and Citrix XEN server?
Problem:   I have Citrix Xenserver and would like to use Hyper-V with my Open-E DSS V6. But The XENserver is using IET, while the Hyper-V is using SCST for the ISCSI daemon.   How can I use both machines? Can I use SCST and IET at the same time? Solution: IET and SCST can not...
Not rated 29 Apr, 2010 Views: 5406
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