Iscsi target discovery fails with "initiator failed authorization"

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  • Iscsi target discovery fails with the following message.

    iscsiadm -m discovery -t sendtargets -p x.x.x.x 
    iscsiadm: discovery login to x.x.x.x rejected: initiator failed authorization 
    iscsiadm: Could not perform SendTargets discovery: iSCSI login failed due to authorization failure


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • ISCSI Target -- Windows 2008 Server
  • ISCSI Initiator -- Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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