On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:47 AM, Mike Christie <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Ashutosh Naik wrote:
>>>> [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]# iscsiadm -m node --portal sw01 --login
>>>> iscsiadm: no records found!
>>>> It works fine after I use the IP address instead of the hostname
>>>> [EMAIL PROTECTED] ~]# iscsiadm -m node --portal --login
>>>> Logging in to [iface: default, target: iqn.2004-05.com.faker.sw01,
>>>> portal:,3260]
>>>> Login to [iface: default, target: iqn.2004-05.com.faker.sw01, portal:
>>>>,3260]: successful
>>>> It's easily reproducible
>> On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 12:28 PM, Mark Chaney <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Maybe im missing something, but where does it say that hostnames are
>>> supported?
>> Yes, if I look at the code, then it does resolve hostnames at various
>> points during discovery and login, hence I think that this is a bug.
>> What I think is that even if we specify a hostname, whilst discovery,
> What gets created below in /etc/iscsi/nodes is determined by what the
> target returns to us during discovery. So like I said in the other mail,
> if the target returns ips we end up make the ip-address a ip. If it
> returns a hostname we would use that to make the dir. If you are saying
> the target returns hostnames and that is not working then that is a bug.

Would it not be good if we were able to use IP addresses and hostnames
interchangeably for login? If the initiator can reach the hostname
allright then can we try to do a mapping, instead of using the
hardcoded values that we store during discovery?

>> an IP address format file is created in
>> /etc/iscsi/node/<target-name>/<ip-address>,<port> and
>> /etc/iscsi/send_targets/<ip-address>,<port> hence during login, we
>> cant specify the hostname as it directly reads from this directory.
> >

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