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Linux and iSCSI Initiator

RickEpnet asked
Last Modified: 2013-05-28
I am new to Linux. I have setup a Ubuntu server. Then I installed the iSCSI. Then I ran this command

sudo iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p

This found the iSCSI no problem. Then I ran this command.

sudo iscsiadm -m node --login
I then get this error.

iscsiadm: initiator reported error (19 - encountered non-retryable iSCSI login failure)

I am not sure where to put the login credentials.

Please help... Thanks!!
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I ran this command
iscsiadm -m node --targetname "iqn.2010-09.com.phdvirtual:6eb3206a-0e0c-4d73-83aa-4c366af46b" --portal "" --login

I got this
Could not lock discovery DB: /run/lock/iscsi/lock.write: Permission denied iscsiadm: no records found!

Are you running it as root?


OK I did it now with sudo and I get this

no records found!

ok, did you run all previous commands with CHAP, node.session.auth.authmethod etc sucessfully ?


There is no CHAP on the target do you still have to use it. How does that work?

From your previous inputs I thought you are trying to login, so to login to the target usually CHAP mechanism is used.


Yes there is no CHAP at all being used. So what do you think the issue is?

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