[CentOS] can CentOS act as an iSCSI server?

Matthew Kent matt at bravenet.com
Mon Nov 17 18:38:41 UTC 2008


On Sun, 2008-11-16 at 19:28 -0500, Ross Walker wrote:
> On Nov 16, 2008, at 7:21 AM, "Rudi Ahlers" <rudiahlers at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I would like to know if I could share some space on on of my servers,
> > to another server(s) using the iSCSI protocal? I can  see that CentOS
> > can connect to an iSCSI server, but can it act as a iSCSI server?
> >
> > Is so, does anyone have some good HOWTO / tutorials / docs on how to  
> > set it up?
> >
> > I'm running CentOS 5.2
> 
> There is also the iSCSI Enterprise Target besides the technology  
> preview of 'tgt' which is more then just iSCSI, but a generic SCSI  
> target that can also do FC and FCoE.
> 
> IET has a kernel device device driver though that will need to be  
> maintained through kernel updates, but works extremely well.
> 
> -Ross

+1 for this, setup is extremely simple and fast.

And there's builds @ http://atrpms.net/dist/el5/iscsitarget/ that work
with CentOS 5.
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