Padmanabhan wrote:
> Thanks for your replies.
> simple setup. Systems are Fedora Core 8 (kernel-2.6.23.15)  with open-
> iscsi as initiator and IET as target.Both have single NIC card with
> IPv4/IPv6 address configuration.
> 
> -- Yes the portal are discovered via send targets and configured for
> automatic logins. The problem here is, it opens two sessions to the
> same target via both IPv4/IPv6 portals. I am yet to look into iface
> readme file.

I do not think the iface feature will help, but I am lost :)

If you only want one session why don't you set one of the portals 
startup to manual, or when you run iscsiadm why don't you specify the 
specific portal you want to log into?


> 
> --Yes, I need the volume exported by the target to be mapped to same
> sd<id> say sdb.


Why don't the default udev rules work for you?

If you look in /dev/disk/by-id you get
/dev/disk/by-id/scsi-360a980004f636b75484a316556454956
/dev/disk/by-uuid/3a9882b0-a84b-47e9-a986-740f898feac2
/dev/disk/by-path/ip-10.15.85.19:3260-iscsi-iqn.1992-08.com.netapp:sn.33615311-lun-8

What is not showing up for you? Is this a IET issue? Maybe you need to 
ask there.


> I looked in forums and tried to configure the udev rules and configure
> ietd.conf with ScsiId param.
> For example, my ietd.conf
> 
> Target iqn.2008-03.storageserver:storage.target1
> Lun 1 Path=/dev/VolGroup00/
> target1,Type=blockio,ScsiId=1234567890123456
> 
> The value shown up at the initiator
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] rules.d]$ sudo scsi_id -g -s /block/sdc
>  1 49 45 54 00 00 00 00 00 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 30 31 32 33 34
> 35 36
> 
> It seems, id is shown up as ASCII values in Hex. to reflect this I
> changed again the udev rule, but not successful. I am not sure whether
> this is a good solution( since I need to create udev rule in each
> system for consistently mapping as a local drive)  and if it is, I
> believe I do not have correct configurations.
> 
> -- Konrad,
> Can I get some explanation on multipath suggestion. I am newbie to
> this field. How it will work for single NIC card configured with two
> versions of IP address ? Any links on this topic would be great.
> 
> Regards
> Padmanabhan
> 
> > 


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