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

Info

Jan 2010 Linux Administrator's Manual