FAQ-Which iSCSI initiator is installed on different operating systems

Publication Date:  2015-07-23 Views:  216 Downloads:  0
Issue Description
Which iSCSI initiator is installed on different operating systems?
Solution
Table 1 lists the iSCSI initiator installed in each operating system.

Table 1 iSCSI initiator installed in each operating system 


Operating System                      iSCSI Initiator                                                                                                                              Path for Getting the Software                                                                                            
Windows Microsoft iSCSI Initiator

NOTE:
If the Windows 2008 or Windows 7 is installed on the application server, the iSCSI Initiator software is supplied with the operating system. In this case, choose Start > All programs> to run the Microsoft iSCSI Initiator software.
 
Download the software from http://www.microsoft.com .
 
SUSE 9.0 linux-iscsi Native with the operating system. Install the software on the YaST interface.
SUSE 10.0 open-iscsi Native with the operating system. Install the software during the operating system installation.

NOTE:
If the software is not installed then, download the installation file from the open-iscsi official Web site: www.open-iscsi.org .
Red Hat open-iscsi Native with the operating system. Install the software during the operating system installation.

NOTE:
If the software is not installed then, download the installation file from the open-iscsi official Web site: www.open-iscsi.org .
Solaris solaris-iscsi Native with the operating system and free of installation.

NOTE:
Its administrative program is iscsiadm.
AIX iSCSI Initiator

NOTE:
iSCSI initiator contain the following components: devices.common.IBM.iscsi, devices.iscsi.disk, devices.iscsi_sw and devices.iscsi.tape.
Native with the operating system and free of installation.
 
HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Download the software from the HP official Web site: http://www.hp.com/country/us/en/products-services.html

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