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Command Reference 10

OceanStor 5300 V3, 5500 V3, 5600 V3, 5800 V3, and 6800 V3 Storage System V300R003

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create iscsi target

create iscsi target


The create iscsi target command is used to create a target. Run this command if a storage system needs to implement functions such as LUN copy and remote replication with a remote device over iSCSI links.


create iscsi target local_control_id=? local_port_id=? remote_ip=? [ chap_user=? | chap_enabled=? | port=? | recovery_policy=? ] *





local_control_id=? ID of a local controller to which a iSCSI link routes.

The value is in the format of "XA", "XB", "XC", "XD",where the "X" is an integer ranging from

0 to 3, for example: "0A", "1C".

local_port_id=? ID of an Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) host port.

To obtain the value, run "show port general".

remote_ip=? IP address of a remote device.


chap_user=? Name of a CHAP user.

The value contains 4 to 223 characters (32 < ASCII code < 127) and must start with a letter or a digit.

chap_enabled=? Switch of the Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP) authentication function.

The value can be "yes" or "no", where:

  • "yes": The CHAP authentication function will be enabled.
  • "no": The CHAP authentication function will be disabled.
The default value is "no".
port=? ID of the employed port on a remote device.

The value ranges from "1" to "65535".The default value is "3260".

recovery_policy=? An iSCSI link recovery policy.

The value can be:

  • "automatic": indicates automatic recovery.
  • "manual": indicates manual recovery.
The default value is "automatic".



Usage Guidelines

Running this command with chap_enabled=? set to "yes" will prompt you to type CHAP passwords in interaction mode. The passwords are subject to the following


  • Each password is case sensitive and contains 12 to 16 characters.
  • Each password must be a combination of at least two of the following items:
    • Lowercase characters
    • Uppercase characters
    • Numbers
    • Special characters and the following: ` ~ ! @ # $ % ^ & * ( ) - _ = + \ | [ { } ]

      ; : ' " , < . > / ?

  • Each password must be different from a user name that is either in its normal or

reverse order.


To create a target, where the local controller is controller "0A", the ID of the employed port is "ENG0.A3.P0", the port ID is "3260", the IP address of the remote device is "", and the link recovery policy is automatic.

admin:/>create iscsi target local_control_id=0A local_port_id=ENG0.A3.P0 remote_ip=
Command executed successfully.

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Updated: 2019-07-22

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