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iscsi-target -- service remote iSCSI requests
iscsi-target [-46DV] [-b block length] [-f configuration file]
[-p port number] [-s maximum number of sessions]
[-t target name] [-v verbose arg]
iscsi-target is the server for iSCSI requests from iSCSI initiators.
iscsi-target listens for discovery and login requests on the required
port, and responds to those requests appropriately.
Options and operands available for iscsi-target:
-4 iscsi-target will listen for IPv4 connections, and respond back
using IPv4. This is the default address family.
-6 iscsi-target will listen for IPv6 connections, and respond back
Specify the underlying block size for iSCSI storage which will be
served. The possible sizes are: 512, 1024, 2048, and 4096 bytes,
with the default being 512 bytes.
-D When this option is specified, iscsi-target will not detach
itself from the controlling tty, and will not become a daemon.
This can be useful for debugging purposes.
Use the named file as the configuration file. The default file
can be found in /etc/iscsi/targets. See targets(5) for more
-p port number
Use the port number provided as the argument as the port on which
to listen for iSCSI service requests from initiators.
-s maximum number of sessions
Allow the maximum number of sessions to be initiated when con-
necting to the target.
The target name (as it appears to the iSCSI initiator) can be
specified using this flag.
-V iscsi-target will print the utility name and version number, and
the address for bug reports, and then exit.
The amount of information shown can be varied by using this com-
mand. Possible values of argument are net to show network-
related information, iscsi to show iSCSI protocol-related infor-
mation, scsi to show SCSI protocol information, and all to show
information from all of the above arguments.
/etc/iscsi/targets the list of exported storage
/var/run/iscsi-target.pid the PID of the currently running iscsi-target
The iscsi-target utility first appeared in NetBSD 4.0.
NetBSD 6.0 May 27, 2006 NetBSD 6.0