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How to Configure Openfiler iSCSI storage for VMware ESX 4

 

Overview

This document describes how to provision a locally-hosted iSCSI storage target and the process to present it as a datastore on a VMware ESX 4 host using the freely available Openfiler appliance.

It’s important to note that this configuration is not a suitable solution for a production environment and it does not include any iSCSI CHAP authentication or datastore multipathing.

Key Concepts

  • Pre-requisites
  • Configuration Details
  • Step-by-step procedure on how to install and configure Openfiler

 

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