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5.11. iscsi-initiator-utils

The iscsi package provides the server daemon for the iSCSI protocol, as well as the utility programs used to manage it. iSCSI is a protocol for distributed disk access using SCSI commands sent over Internet Protocol networks.
  • iSCSI iface binding is not supported during install or boot. The initiator only supports the ability to log into target portals using the default behavior where the initiator uses the network routing table to decide which NIC to use.
    To work around this limitation, booting or installation can be done using the default behavior. After the iscsi and iscsid services start, the iscsi service can log into the target using iSCSI iface binding. This however, will leave an extra session using the default behavior, and it has to be manually logged out using the following command:
    iscsiadm -m node -T target -p ip -I default -u