weird iscsi permission issue

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weird iscsi permission issue

Postby dirkdigs » Sun Feb 05, 2012 9:30 am

i have setup my nas as an iscsi target and have initiated connections from 2 computers.

- say i add a folder to the iscsi location from workstation A
- I am not able to view that folder from workstation B when i go to that same location

Can anyone help?
NAS: ReadyNAS Ultra 4 Plus | 3x3TB [1 x WD30EZRS-00J99B0 & 2 x Seagate ST3000DM001-9YN166]
Network: Netgear GS108NA 8-port Gigabit Switch
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Re: weird iscsi permission issue

Postby mdgm » Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:45 pm

iSCSI allows your client PC to mount a target as if it were a local drive.

Do you put the same physical drive in two computers at once? Of course not.

The same kind of thing applies to iSCSI. Your symptoms are expected. Trying to mount the same target on multiple machines will likely lead to data corruption and data loss. Use a separate target for each workstation or mount the target on one workstation and share it from there to the other machine.
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