> Thank you really.But I have not got the expected results.
> Steps
> 1. iscsiadm -m discovery -t sendtargets -p -o new -o
> delete
> 2. iscsiadm -m node -T iqn.2009-04.com.systems:Target1 -p
> -o update -n node.startup -v automatic
>    so '/var/lib/iscsi/nodes/iqn.2009-04.com.systems
> \:Target1/\,3260\,1/default' entry changed from
> node.startup=manual(as specified in iscsid.conf) to
> node.startup=automatic
> 3. iscsiadm -m node -T iqn.2009-04.com.systems:Target1 -p
> --login
> 4. Then if I again perform step 1(i.e. discovery),node.startup gets
> overwritten as 'manual'.
> I have specified 'node.startup' entry to be 'manual' and will update
> it to 'automatic' only of those targets which are logged in.
> What is going wrong.Am I performing the same operations as you told?
> I am using iscsi-initiator-utils- and it seems to
> have discovery switches.
> Do I need to upgrade it?

Yeah, just upgrade to:

> On Apr 21, 7:24 pm, Mike Christie <micha...@cs.wisc.edu> wrote:
>> HIMANSHU wrote:
>>> Yeah.This worked for me.I specified 'node.startup=manual' in
>>> 'iscsid.conf'.
>>> so running update command to change it to 'automatic' only on login(or
>>> I will give option for persistent connection across reboot).
>>> But my problem these changes vanish after another discovery command.
>>> I login to one target say TAR1, from 30.51 and fired update command to
>>> change 'node.startup' to 'automatic'.
>>> and then after some time,If I want to login to another target from
>>> 30.51,I need to fire discovery command,which will make 'node.startup'
>>> of TAR1 changed to 'manual' again due to 'iscsid.conf'.
>> You can pass the discovery commands some flags to indicated how you want
>> it to manage the db.
>> iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p ip -o new
>> will just add new target portals that are not in the db.
>> iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p ip -o delete
>> will delete target portals that are in the db but no longer returned by
>> the target in sendtargets discvoery.
>> iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p ip -o update
>>   was supposed to update target portal records that are in the db and
>> returned by sendtargets using the iscsid.conf info. I checked the code
>> today and it actually updates existing records and will add new ones
>> using the iscsid.conf info.
>> Then you can pass in combos. I think you want
>> iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p ip -o new -o delete
>> this will add new records for new target portals, and delete records for
>> targets no longer returned by the target, and for existing portals it
>> will not update the records so your existing record settings will not be
>> overwritten.
> > 

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