iSCSI Initiator Configuration in CentOS/Rhel 7.x

iSCSI Initiator Configuration in CentOS/Rhel 7.x

Prerequisites : https://www.natsav.com/blog/2016/12/27/iscsi-target-configuration-in-centosrhel-7-x/

 

Install the following packages for iSCSI Initiator :

#yum -y install iscsi-initiator-utils
configure the /etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi,and change the default initiater name by configured acl rule in iSCSI Target :

InitiatorName=iqn.2015-26.com.example:iSCSI_client

Now start the iscsi service as follows :

#systemctl start iscsi

enable the iSCSI service at boot :

#systemctl enable iscsi

Now discover the server as follows :

#iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p 192.168.1.2

Now login as follows :

#iscsiadm -m node -t iqn.2015-26.com.example:iSCSI_TARGET -p 192.168.1.2 -l

Now check the disk as follows :

#cat /proc/partitions

Now create a xfs Filesystem as follows :

#mkfs.xfs /dev/sdc

Mount the disk in the iSCSI directory :

#mkdir -p /iscsi
#mount /dev/sdc /iscsi

If mounting the disk permanent add the following content in the fstab :

/dev/sdc /iscsi xfs defaults,_netdev 0 0

Permanent mount the disk :

#mount -av

 

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