On Nov 28, 2014, at 5:51 PM, The Lee-Man <leeman.dun...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, November 26, 2014 1:31:30 PM UTC-8, Mike Christie wrote: > On 11/25/2014 06:58 PM, The Lee-Man wrote: > > Hi Mike: > > > > I am dealing with a problem in Equallogic, and it looks like the Current > > Portal and Persistent Portal are different. > > > > As this is something I haven't seen before, I was hoping you could > > explain what it is. > > > > I see in the README: > > > > ... > > Current Portal: portal currently logged into > > Persistent Portal: portal we would fall back to if we had got > > redirected during login > > > > Is this related to Equallogic's iSCSI login redirect? > > Yes. > > > > > It sounds like the Persistent Portal is the one that we initially try to > > log into, and the Current Portal is the one we get redirected to. Or is > > Correct. Persistent portal is the one returned by the discovery command. > > Excellent. I guessed correctly. :) > > > > that backwards? > > > > What happens if we discover the main (group virtual) portal, and our > > Node record reflects that, then we get redirected? It seems like the > > Node record portal ip is the ip that the EQL box returns when you do > discovery, and it is the persistent ip value you see in sysfs and when > you run iscsiadm -m session. > > Note that if a driver does not support persistent_address attr then the > persistent and current are both the currently logged into address. I > think just older qlogic driver did not export this, but does now. > > Also, really old iser drivers did not export the non persistent address > so they were both the same, but that was a long time ago. > > I noticed the code that filled in both current and persistent portal, as > needed. > > > > Portal is going to differ between the Node record and the Session > > record, which might explain what I'm seeing. > > It should match. > > No. If the current and persistent portals differ, then only one > of them can match the current session. Ah, I misunderstood what you meant by just “Portal”. Thought you were referring to the portal returned during discovery. Not the redirected one. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "open-iscsi" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to open-iscsi+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.