I use a netapp filer...where are these values set? Host or Array?

iscsi.iswt.max_ios_per_session 64
iscsi.max_connections_per_session 16
iscsi.max_ios_per_session    64


On Apr 14, 6:40 am, benoit plessis <plessis.ben...@gmail.com> wrote:
> First i would ask why the hell ?
>
> The netapp filer is a very good CIFS/SMB share server. Using it as an iSCSI
> target -- which is not is primary
> function (netapp filer are more NAS than SAN) -- will only create
> limitations (unable to resize volume on the fly,
> unable to use wafl attributes to store windows security acl, ...) with no
> visible gain ...
>
>  Also your server seem very overkill to me, i must hope it won't have to be
> just a samba<=>iscsi interface ...
>
> For iSCSI and netapp in general, first make sure that you have at least
> 10% of free space inside the volume, and 10% of free space inside the
> aggregate or else perf could
> suffer and more important you won't be able to launch the reallocate process
> ("defrag").
>
> The following is the recommended netapp/iscsi optimisations, however
> open-iscsi doesn't support multiple
>  connections per session now (iirc), so the best way to have parallel access
> is to use multipath
>
> iscsi.iswt.max_ios_per_session 64
> iscsi.max_connections_per_session 16
> iscsi.max_ios_per_session    64
>
> 2009/4/14 Frank Bonnet <f.bon...@esiee.fr>
>
>
>
> > Hello
>
> > I'm setting up a Samba server that will use iSCSI to access
> > some shares on a NetAPP filer ( FAS 2050 )
>
> > I would like to know if some of you has already build such
> > configuration and if there are some tricks to optimize it.
>
> > The Linux server is a HP Proliant quad CPU and runs
> > Debian Lenny, it has 16 Gb of RAM.
>
> > Thanks a lot.
>
>
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