How To: Windows Server / XP / 2000 / 2003 ISCSI Initiator Configuration
Microsoft provides iSCSI software initiator which enables connection on following operating system:
a) Windows XP
b) Windows Server 2000
c) Windows Server 2003 etc.
How do I install MS ISCSI Initiator?
Visit Microsoft download center to grab iSCSI initiator software. Download and install the Windows ISCSI initiator.
Once installed click on Start > Programs > Microsoft iSCSI Initiator
Select the Discovery tab.
Look for Target Portals
Click on the Add button
Type your ISCSI_TARGET_HOST_OR_IP into the IP address or DNS name input box
Set port to 3260
Next, click on the Advanced tab
Select General tab
Select CHAP logon information
Type your username into the Username box
Type your password into the Target secret box
Save changes by pressing OK > OK
Select the Targets tab
Select the new target from the Targets selection list.
Click on the Log on… button
Select the Automatically restore this connection when the system boots check box
Click on the Advanced button.
Select General tab enable CHAP logon information by selecting the check box. Fill up the details.
Save all changes.
How do I formation volume under Windows server?
Open Computer Management
Select Disk Management from the Storage
You should see a disk in the right pane that labeled as “Unknown” and “Not Initialized“.
Right click on the disk and select Initialize Disk
Click OK button.
Right click on the partition information box on the right hand side of the disk information box and select the New Partition,,, button.
Now just follow the partition wizard and format the disk.
This blog post is 3 of 4 in the “Linux iSCSI Initiator (SCSI protocol over TCP/IP networks) Tutorial” series. Keep reading the rest of the series: