[CentOS] Possible to run iscsi-target and initiator on same server?

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 15:48:25 UTC 2009

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 12:10 AM, C Linus Hicks <linush at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-10-11 at 23:26 -0400, Ross Walker wrote:
>> Can you send a short tcpdump between initiator and target during
>> discovery/login?
> Sure. Note that all this traffic is on the "lo" interface.
> The discovery command and tcpdump output:
> [root at lh6 ~]# iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p -P 1
>    Target: iqn.2009-10.net.linush:storage.disk1.sys1.asmdg
>        Portal:,1
>           Iface Name: iface0
> [root at lh6 iscsi]# tcpdump -i lo -n -vv

Unfortunately this doesn't actually show me anything of the iSCSI protocol.

Can you dump these to a file, zip it and send it to me off-list so I
can look at it in wireshark?

# tcpdump -c 1000 -n -nn -i lo -s 1600 -w iscsi-dump port 3260


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