I agree .............. that is why I am having trouble (unable to connect
the dots) .............. and need some explanation if anyone has come across
this kind of situation and solved it. Afterall what effect can iSNS
discovery have on Login PDU ??????
Just unable to connect and reason what I have observed.

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Dheeraj Sangamkar <dheera...@gmail.com>wrote:

> As far as I know, your transactions/sessions with the iSNS server and those
> with the iSCSI target should be independent.
> The iSNS can give you target information and you can use it to connect to
> target and login.
> Targets themselves are iSNS clients like your initiator. They register the
> information with the iSNS server that you as an iSNS client can use to
> connect to the target. If there is a descrepency, your login can fail.
> However, once way chap authentication is a minimum according to the
> standard and if your initiator offer this and the target mandates this, then
> there could be trouble during login.
> Dheeraj
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 2:57 PM, Nikhil Talpallikar <
> nikhil.talpalli...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I cannot login to a target if I do a discovery via iSNS server, but if I
>> do discovery using SendTarget method I can login........
>> I could figure out something.....but i am not able to resolve it.....
>> When I do discovery via ST the req->flags (Login PDU flags) are set
>> to ISCSI_FLG_CSG_SECURITY, which calls CHAP authentication method.
>> But when I do a discovery via iSNS server req->flags are set
>> to ISCSI_FLG_CSG_LOGIN due to which it does not use CHAP authentication.
>> Why is this so? Does the iSNS server interfere with the login PDU???????
>> --
>> If you fool me once shame on you. If you fool me twice shame on me.
>>           \|||/
>>          (o o)
>> ----ooO-(_)-Ooo----
>> Nikhil Talpallikar
>> --talli ;)
> --
> Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought.
> >

If you fool me once shame on you. If you fool me twice shame on me.

         (o o)

Nikhil Talpallikar
--talli ;)

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