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NAME

iscsid - Open-iSCSI daemon

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Options
Files
Authors

SYNOPSIS

iscsid [OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

The iscsid implements the control path of iSCSI protocol, plus some management facilities. For example, the daemon could be configured to automatically re-start discovery at startup, based on the contents of persistent iSCSI database.

OPTIONS

[-c|--config=]config-file
  Read configuration from config-file rather than the default /etc/iscsi/iscsid.conf file.
[-i|--initiatorname=]iname-file
  Read initiator name from iname-file rather than the default /etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi file.
[-f|--foreground]
  run iscsid in the foreground.
[-d|--debug=]debug_level
  print debugging information. Valid values for debug_level are 0 to 8.
[-u|--uid=]uid
  run under user ID uid (default is the current user ID)
[-g|--gid=]gid
  run under user group ID gid (default is the current user group ID).
[-p|--pid=]pid-file
  write process ID to pid-file rather than the default /var/run/iscsid.pid
[-h|--help]
  display this help and exit
[-v|--version]
  display version and exit.

FILES

/etc/iscsi/iscsid.conf
  The configuration file read by iscsid and iscsiadm on startup.
/etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi
  The file containing the iSCSI initiatorname and initiatoralias read by iscsid and iscsiadm on startup.
/etc/iscsi/nodes
  Open-iSCSI persistent configuration database

SEE ALSO

iscsiadm(8)

AUTHORS

Open-iSCSI project <http://www.open-iscsi.org/>
Alex Aizman <itn780@yahoo.com>
Dmitry Yusupov <dmitry_yus@yahoo.com>


ISCSID (8) July 2005
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