iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Warning

iSCSI Initiator Parameters menu is applicable to ConnectX®-3/ConnectX®-3 Pro adapter cards only.

In the following menu, you can set the following options:

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Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

The iSCSI initiator Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) ID

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the Connect and the CHAP Mutual Authentication are enabled – This will be the reverse username used for the iSCSI initiator Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol.

Value restrictions:

Maximum string length is 128.

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

The iSCSI initiator Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) secret (password).

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the Connect and the CHAP Mutual Authentication are enabled – This will be the reverse password used for the iSCSI initiator Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol.

Value restrictions:

String length should be 0 or 12 to 16

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

iSCSI initiator's IPv4 address

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, this will be set as the IP address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv4 format

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

The iSCSI initiator Primary DNS IP Address.

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, this will be set as the DNS for the IP address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv4 format

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

The iSCSI initiator default Gateway IP address.

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, this will be set as the default gateway IP address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv4 format

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

iSCSI initiator's default gateway IPv6 address

Configurable:

Yes

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, and IPv4/IPv6 support is selected as IPv6, this will be set as the default gateway for the IPv6 address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv6 format

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

iSCSI initiator's IPv6 address

Configurable:

Yes

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, and IPv4/IPv6 support is selected as IPv6, this will be set as the IP Address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv6 format

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

iSCSI initiator's DNS IPv6 address

Configurable:

Yes

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, and IPv4/IPv6 support is selected as IPv6, this will be set as the DNS for the IPv6 address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv6 format

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

iSCSI initiator's prefix length of the IPv6 address

Configurable:

Yes

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

f the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over and IPv4/IPv6 support is selected as IPv6, this will be set as the prefix length for the IPv6 address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in integer between 0-128

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

The initiator's iSCSI Qualified Name (IQN).

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, this will be set as the iSCSI Qualified Name of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Maximum string length is 223

Location:

System setup/Port main configurations/iSCSI Configuration/iSCSI Initiator Parameters

Description:

The iSCSI initiator Subnet Mask for an IPv4 initiator configuration.

Configurable:

Yes – via input

Persistency:

Persistent through AC cycle

Effects:

If the legacy boot protocol is iSCSI or iSCSI without fail-over, this will be set as the subnet mask for the IP address of the initiator.

Value restrictions:

Should be in IPv4 format

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