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NAME

iscsistart - iSCSI boot tool

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Options
Authors

SYNOPSIS

iscsistart [OPTION]

DESCRIPTION

iscsistart will start a session using the settings passed in, or using the iBFT or Open Firmware [OF] boot information. This program should not be run to manage sessions. Its primary use is to start sessions used for iSCSI root boot.

OPTIONS

[-i|--initiatorname=]name
  Set InitiatorName to name (Required if not using iBFT or OF)
[-t|--targetname=]name
  Set TargetName to name (Required if not using iBFT or OF)
[-g|--tgpt=]N
  Set target portal group tag to N (Required if not using iBFT or OF)
[-a|--address=]A.B.C.D
  Set IP addres to A.B.C.D (Required if not using iBFT or OF)
[-p|--port=]N
  Set port to N (Optional. Default 3260)
[-u|--username=]N
  Set username to N (Optional)
[-w|--password=]N
  Set password to N (Optional)
[-U|-username_in=]N
  Set incoming username to N (Optional)
[-W|--password_in=]N
  Set incoming password to N (Optional)
[-d|--debug=]debug_level
  Print debugging information
[-b|--fwparam_connect]
  Create a session to the target using the iBFT or OF info
[-N|--fwparam_network]
  Bring up the network as specified by iBFT or OF
[-f|--fwparam_print]
  Print the iBFT or OF info to STDOUT
[-h|--help]
  Display this help and exit
[-v|--version]
  Display version and exit

SEE ALSO

iscsiadm(8)

AUTHORS

Open-iSCSI project <http://www.open-iscsi.org/>
Mike Christie <mchristi@redhat.com>


ISCSISTART (8) Jan 2010
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