iscsid man page

iscsid — Open-iSCSI daemon

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).

[-n|--no-pid-file]

do not write a process ID file.

[-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.com/>
Alex Aizman <itn780@yahoo.com>
Dmitry Yusupov <dmitry_yus@yahoo.com>

Referenced By

iscsiadm(8), iscsid_selinux(8).

July 2005 Linux Administrator's Manual