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1.  Solaris I/0 Multipathing Overview

2.  Fibre Channel Multipathing Configuration Overview

3.  Configuring Solaris I/O Multipathing Features

4.  Administering Multipathing Devices

5.  Configuring Fabric-Connected Devices

6.  Configuring Solaris iSCSI Initiators

Oracle Solaris iSCSI Technology (Overview)

Identifying Oracle Solaris iSCSI Software and Hardware Requirements

Configuring iSCSI Initiators Tasks

iSCSI Terminology

Recommended iSCSI Configuration Practices

Configuring Dynamic or Static Target Discovery

How to Configure an iSCSI Initiator

How to Access iSCSI Disks

How to Remove Discovered Target Devices

Configuring Authentication in Your iSCSI-Based Storage Network

How to Configure CHAP Authentication for Your iSCSI Initiator

How to Configure CHAP Authentication for Your iSCSI Target

Using a Third-Party RADIUS Server to Simplify CHAP Management in Your iSCSI Configuration

How to Configure a RADIUS Server for Your iSCSI Target

How to Configure a RADIUS Server for Your iSCSI Initiator

Oracle Solaris iSCSI and RADIUS Server Error Messages

Setting Up iSCSI Multipathed Devices in Oracle Solaris

How to Enable Multiple iSCSI Sessions for a Target

Monitoring Your iSCSI Configuration

How to Display iSCSI Configuration Information

Modifying iSCSI Initiator and Target Parameters

Tuning iSCSI Parameters

How to Tune iSCSI Parameters

How to Modify iSCSI Initiator and Target Parameters

Troubleshooting iSCSI Configuration Problems

No Connections to the iSCSI Target From the Local System

How to Troubleshoot iSCSI Connection Problems

iSCSI Device or Disk Is Not Available on the Local System

How to Troubleshoot iSCSI Device or Disk Unavailability

Use LUN Masking When Using the iSNS Discovery Method

General iSCSI Error Messages

7.  Configuring Virtual Fibre Channel Ports

8.  Configuring FCoE Ports

9.  Configuring SAS Domains

10.  Configuring IPFC SAN Devices

11.  Booting the Oracle Solaris OS From Fibre Channel Devices on x86 Based Systems

12.  Persistent Binding for Tape Devices

A.  Manual Configuration for Fabric-Connected Devices

B.  Supported FC-HBA API

C.  Troubleshooting Multipathed Device Problems


Chapter 6

Configuring Solaris iSCSI Initiators

This chapter describes how to configure Solaris iSCSI initiators in the Oracle Solaris release. For information about the procedures associated with configuring iSCSI initiators, see Configuring iSCSI Initiators Tasks.

The following topics are covered:

For information about configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI targets with COMSTAR, see Chapter 11, Configuring Storage Devices With COMSTAR (Tasks), in Oracle Solaris 11.1 Administration: Devices and File Systems.

For more information about installing and booting an iSCSI disk, see Step 7 in How to Perform a GUI Installation in Installing Oracle Solaris 11.1 Systems.