On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 06:59:55PM +0530, rahul gupta wrote: > Yes, I require two different IQN names for the initiator. >
Can you please explain in what kind of scenario two different iqn names are needed for a single initiator? I haven't personally had that requirement so far.. so I'm trying to figure out when it's needed. > I know, if I login into different targets or same target multiple times > (on different portals) then separate sessions and thus multiple > connections are created. > Yeah, and even if you have just a single target/portal you can create multiple session to it from a single initiator by using different sid values. -- Pasi > Best Regards, > Rahul. > On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 6:40 PM, Pasi Kärkkäinen <pa...@iki.fi> wrote: > > On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 03:41:32PM +0530, rahul gupta wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I would like to know, how to configure multiple iqn names > (initiator > > instances running) on same machine using open-iSCSI (iscsi_tcp as > > transport). > > > > Under a test scenario as follows, I am able to create multiple > initiator > > instances on the same machine, (but may be its not a cool way to do > so):- > > > > 1. Start initiator with a iqn name and login into target. > > 2. On initiator, mount lun and run some IO. > > 3. Now let the IO to continue but kill iscsid. > > 4. Now change the initiator iqn name and again start the daemon. > > 5. Login into the target and start IO. > > 6. On running iscsiadm -m session -P 3 > > Its observed that both the sessions are eastablished with different > > initiator iqn name and IO is going fine on both sessions. > > > > Is it really whats expected? > > > > Do you absolutely require different IQN names for the initiator? > > You should be able to specify separate session ID (iirc SID) to create > multiple connections from a single initiator. > > -- Pasi > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google > Groups "open-iscsi" group. > To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. > To unsubscribe from this group, send email to > open-iscsi+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit this group at > http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi?hl=en. > > References > > Visible links > 1. mailto:pa...@iki.fi > 2. mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org > 3. mailto:open-iscsi%2bunsubscr...@googlegroups.com > 4. http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi?hl=en -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "open-iscsi" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. To unsubscribe from this group, send email to open-iscsi+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi?hl=en.