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Data Storage Networking: Real World Skills for the CompTIA Storage+ Certification and Beyond by Nigel Poulton

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Chapter6

iSCSI SAN

TOPICS COVERED IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • iSCSI from 40,000 feet
  • Initiators and targets
  • iSCSI interfaces
  • IP network considerations
  • Discovery
  • Login
  • Sessions
  • iSNS
  • Security
  • iSCSI gateways

image In this chapter, you'll explore the increasingly popular iSCSI SAN. This chapter first covers the major concepts and principles and then discusses some technologies that will help you build and manage iSCSI SANs of varying sizes and complexities. And as iSCSI SANS are built on top of IP networks, this chapter covers the important network configuration options that will help you build, maintain, and perform a highly available and secure iSCSI SAN. As there ...

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