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Windows Server 2008 R2 iSCSI Initiator not connecting on restart

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Hi everyone,

The service starts, but none of the devices mount on startup. I have to manually "Disconnect" and the "Reconnect" and then "Autoconfigure" under devices to get my drives back. Any idea of what might be up?

Thanks!
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Any event viewer message ?

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No there is not.
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What  is you iSCSI target server ?
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A NetApp filer.
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Try to use Use SnapDrive to disconnect/reconnect drives, as it will automate the process of bringing drives online.
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What exactly is Snap Drive?
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Hmm, it says we're not licensed for SnapDrive provisioning even though the NOW site says Active/Renewed on our downloads page... plus all of our license codes are entered into the filers already.
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Try StarWind iscsi initiator might get better result
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Well, I think we'll just purchase SnapDrive license from NetApp.... :-(
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