iscsi on the 1950 +RHEL_5.2

Shyam_Iyer at Dell.com Shyam_Iyer at Dell.com
Thu Sep 18 05:48:21 CDT 2008


> > >Ray wrote:  
> > >I have a PE1950 with the dual GigE broadcom onboard
> > > nics. Trying to
> > > connect to the Dell/EMC AX150i SAN w/2 Service Processors.
> > > 
> > >It came with RHEL5, which i upgraded to 5.2 and load
> > > into the stock xen
> > > kernel.
> > >Linux xenbox 2.6.18-92.el5xen #1 SMP Tue Apr 29
> > >13:31:30 EDT 2008
> > >x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
> > >

Shyam wrote:  
> > Your hardware configuration doesn't suggest any problem. Please
don't 
> > mind if I am asking but how is the initiator and the target setup. 
> > What is the error that you are receiving? The /var/log/messages file

> > can throw up interesting info to understand your setup.
> > 

Ray wrote:

> I would have thought this would have been a lot easier.
 
> So far i can only ping the target on the san from my server.

> Here are the errors, when trying to login to the target.

> ServerA# iscsiadm -m node -T iqn.1992-04.com.emc:ax.fcnpr062100553 -p
10.10.11.2 -l Logging in to [iface: default, target: 

> iqn.1992-04.com.emc:ax.fcnpr062100553, portal: 10.10.11.2,3260]

> iscsiadm: Could not login to [iface: default, target:
iqn.1992-04.com.emc:ax.fcnpr062100553, portal: 10.10.11.2,3260]:
> iscsiadm: initiator reported error (5 - encountered iSCSI login
failure)

You are encountering a login failure. 
Are there any Chap authentication parameters that you haven't set. 
Is the iqn associated with the initiator allowed by the target to login?

-Shyam Iyer
Dell Linux Engineering



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