On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:39:32AM -0400, Konrad Rzeszutek wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 07:48:58PM +0530, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> > 
> > The open-iscsi fwparam tool does not connect through all the initiators
> > in the initiator structure exported by the iBFT.
> > 
> > I ask this because though the Nic fw can connect twice to the same
> > target using both the initiators(Dual port card) but then the OS makes
> > only one connection with the last(I hope I got this right) initiator
> > with the Firmware boot selected flag set.
> > 
> > Now, I would think we should have both ports(dual port NIC) with an iqn
> > should be able to connect to a target portal and thus have two sessions
> > to the same target portal.
> 
> I think you are asking two questions here:
> 
> 1). Should we connect to all portals listed in the iBFT irregardless if some
>       of the flag.
> 
> 2). Should we connect to the portals on both ports.
>

For example Equallogic iSCSI storage only has a single portal that you log
into.. to the same portal from all ports/NICs (if using multipathing). 

That portal then does loadbalancing/redirection to some real interface.. 

-- Pasi

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