vishvananda at gmail
Jun 2, 2012, 2:45 PM
Post #2 of 2
The default iscisi driver doesn't support CHAP. If you want to use chap credentials for iscsi, you will have to modify the existing driver or create a new one.
Re: shall openstack use Openfiler(iscsi target) as volume service?
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for example, check out:
You simply need to write the provider location field with the chap credentials into the database properly and nova will use it. Should be a fairly easy change to add custom chap credentials (perhaps even based on a flag)
On Jun 2, 2012, at 5:27 AM, romi zhang wrote:
> There is an question always trouble me ,shall openstack use Openfiler(iscsi target) as volume service?
> Openfiler is a free iscsi software base on centos use ietd to create iscsi target that can run on a standalone computer.
> I saw we can use volume_driver="nova.volume.driver.ISCSIDriver" and cooperating with such as following items to connect ISCSI:
> # iscsi_helper="ietadm"
> # iscsi_ip_address="$my_ip"
> # iscsi_num_targets=100
> # iscsi_port=3260
> # iscsi_target_prefix="iqn.2010-10.org.openstack:"
> # num_iscsi_scan_tries="3"
> My question is I could not find the way to tell volume driver the username and password to access Openfiler for creating lun.
> So, does it mean openstack could not connect a independent iscsi target host running tgtd or ietd, just like nexenta?
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