iSCSI (Kernsafe iStorage Server)

This page contains the following sections -

NOTE - the screenshots below were captured from iStorage Server version 4.35. Version 5.20 is the most recent release at the time of writing - there do not appear to have been any significant changes in the process.

Installing iStorage Server

Install using default settings -

Configuring iStorage Server

The process for creating a Simple Target using a dynamic (aka Sparse, expandable) type VHD is detailed below -

Storage > Create Target (or press Ctrl+N) -

Select Hard Disk > Next > -

Select Image File > Next > -

Select Virtual Hard Disk (VHD) > Next > -

Select Create a new image file > enter filename and path (e.g. iSCSI_target1.vhd) > set the required size > select Dynamically expanding Next > -

Select Anonymous > Next > -

Set a Target Name: > Finish -

The device should now be displayed in the console window -

Could not open SAN device: Error

If you receive the following error when attempting to run the SANBOOT or SANHOOK commands in iPXE...

... try to Stop and (Re)start the service.

Consider disabling the service at start-up (tools > Service Settings... > iSCSI Service (tab) > disable "Auto start iSCSI service after windows startup") and manually starting as required.

Document date - 28th February 2017(DRAFT)