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Oracle® ZFS Storage Appliance Analytics Guide, Release OS8.7.x

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Updated: August 2017

Protocol: iSCSI Bytes

This statistic shows iSCSI bytes/sec requested by initiators to the appliance.

When to Check iSCSI Bytes

iSCSI bytes/sec can be used as an indication of iSCSI load, in terms of throughput. For a deeper analysis of iSCSI activity, see Protocol: iSCSI Operations.

iSCSI Bytes Breakdowns

Table 41  Breakdowns of iSCSI Bytes
iSCSI client initiator
Local SCSI target
The project for this iSCSI request.
The LUN for this iSCSI request.
The remote iSCSI client hostname or IP address

See Configuring Storage Area Network (SAN) in Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance Administration Guide, Release OS8.7.x for terminology definitions.

Further Analysis

See Protocol: iSCSI Operations for numerous other breakdowns on iSCSI operations; also see Cache: ARC Accesses to learn how well an iSCSI read workload is returning from cache, and Disk: I/O Operations for the back-end disk I/O caused.