Category Archives: iSCSI

Simple COMSTAR iSCSI, FCoE, FC config view

Someone reached out to me indicated they were having problems masking their iSCSI LUNs. It occured to me that there is no simplified means to quickly view all the iSCSI related STMF configuration data. I don’t count dumping the STMF … Continue reading

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How to backup and restore COMSTAR (stmf) configurations on OpenIndiana and Solaris.

STMF/COMSTAR configuration data is maintained in the service configuration repository, just like processes started by the service management facility. Like all system configuration data, it is important to maintain backups of your system configuration for all the obvious reasons. Coming … Continue reading

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Using OpenIndiana/Nexenta/Solaris with ZFS, COMSTAR, Microsoft iSCSI initiator, and LUN Masking

When I was first getting started with COMSTAR I tried feverishly to find an example of how to mask LUNs from iSCSI clients. The ultimate goal in LUN masking of course, is to keep someone or even yourself from mounting … Continue reading

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