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       iscsistart - iSCSI boot tool


       iscsistart [OPTION]


       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.


              Set InitiatorName to name (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set TargetName to name (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set target portal group tag to N (Required if not using iBFT  or

              Set IP addres to A.B.C.D (Required if not using iBFT or OF)

              Set port to N (Optional. Default 3260)

              Set username to N (Optional)

              Set password to N (Optional)

              Set incoming username to N (Optional)

              Set incoming password to N (Optional)

              Print debugging information

              Create a session to the target using the iBFT or OF info

              Bring up the network as specified by iBFT or OF

              Print the iBFT or OF info to STDOUT

              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.

              Display this help and exit

              Display version and exit




       Open-iSCSI project <>
       Mike Christie <>

                                   Jan 2010                      ISCSISTART(8)