iscsistart man page

iscsistart — iSCSI boot tool

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 address 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

[-P|--param=]NAME=VALUE

Set the parameter with the name NAME to VALUE. NAME is one of the settings in the node record or iscsid.conf. Multiple params can be passed in.

[-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.com/>
Mike Christie <mchristi@redhat.com>

Info

Jan 2010 Linux Administrator's Manual