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iSCSI: The Universal Storage Connection by John L. Hufferd

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12. Companion Processes

The companion processes that make up the iSCSI protocol suite are:

  • Boot
  • Discovery
  • Security
  • MIB and SNMP

We will cover these lightly in this book, but I encourage you to study the appropriate IETF drafts if you need additional information.

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This chapter is necessary for an understanding of the set of capabilities available to support a complete iSCSI environment. It is not overly technical, but if you become overwhelmed, as always, jump to the Chapter Summary for a general overview.

Boot Process

The boot process exploits the features of the Dynamic Host Connection Protocol (DHCP), the Service Location ...

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