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Help With My Server Project

Discussion in 'Engineering Concepts' started by hanleyhansen, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. hanleyhansen

    hanleyhansen New Member

    I have a server project that involves repurposing a windows-based NAS device to run an enterprise grade Linux (such as CgLinux or CentOS) and then make its storage accessible as an iSCSI target. Any ideas or suggestions on how I should go about it? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.
  2. hanleyhansen

    hanleyhansen New Member

    Ok so I have established that I am going to use SuSE Linux Enterprise 10. Now I have no clue on how to make it an iSCSI target. Can someone please help me by giving me some hints or directing me to something I can read that will teach me how to establish my NAS device as an iSCSI target then install an initiator on my Windows Server?
  3. hanleyhansen

    hanleyhansen New Member

    I'm past that problem now. I was able to set up both the target and the initiator on a virtual PC and I set up the initiator on my host OS. Now I am ready for the real deal. These are the two NAS devices that I have to make accesible as iSCSI targets:

    Maxtor MaxAttach 4300
    Compaq Storageworks NAS S1000

    However, I don't really understand the NAS architecture. Should I build a server and attach the devices or how does that work?

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