By default the filer has these iscsi (Ontap 7.3.1) values set

iscsi.enable                 on
iscsi.isns.rev               22
iscsi.max_connections_per_session use_system_default
iscsi.max_error_recovery_level use_system_default



jnantel wrote:
> 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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