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Date:      Thu, 11 Jun 2015 22:29:22 -0700
From:      Marc Fournier <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Any iSCSI experts out there ... ?
Message-ID:  <>

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Softlayer (hosting) provides a block device, but the instructions they =
have are for Windows or Linux =E2=80=A6 the linux ones =
ux =
ux>) don=E2=80=99t quite match FreeBSD (do they ever?) =E2=80=A6 =
specifically, it takes about a multipath daemon and such =E2=80=A6 I =
found =E2=80=98gmultipath=E2=80=99, but not daemon =E2=80=A6

I did the iscsid end of things, and started up iscsid =E2=80=A6 and all =
iscsictl gives me is:

Target name                          Target portal    State     Disconnected


Target name                          Target portal    State     Operation =
timed out

so its trying to connect, just isn=E2=80=99t =E2=80=A6 which either =
means the multi path stuff is critical -or- I=E2=80=99m missing =
something =E2=80=A6

Never tried this before, the handbook makes it look straightforward =E2=80=

Can someone take a quick peak at the Linux docs I link to above and let =
me know what I may be missing =E2=80=A6 I=E2=80=99m going to try and =
push them to writing a FreeBSD doc, so that other clients wishing to use =
FreeBSD won=E2=80=99t be left in the dark from their knowledgebase =E2=80=A6=


Marc G Fournier
Owner, Hub.Org <>; Hosting Solutions S.A.

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