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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.6] block: add an 'iscsi-id' value to match

From: Peter Lieven
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH for-2.6] block: add an 'iscsi-id' value to match -drive with -iscsi opts
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:13:42 +0200
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Am 22.04.2016 um 12:59 schrieb Kevin Wolf:
> Am 22.04.2016 um 12:24 hat Daniel P. Berrange geschrieben:
>> The iSCSI block driver has ability to lookup various options, in
>> particular authentication info, specified by the separate -iscsi
>> argument. It currently uses the iSCSI IQN as the ID value for this
>> lookup, however, this does not work for common iSCSI IQNs as they
>> contain characters such as ':' which are invalid for use as IDs.
>> This adds an optional 'iscsi-id' parameter to the iSCSI block
>> driver to allow an explicit ID string to be used to reference
>> the -iscsi arg. For example
>>  $QEMU \
>>    -iscsi id=my_initiator,user=fred,password-secret=sec0 \
>>    -drive driver=iscsi,iscsi-id=my_initiator,file=iscsi://somehost/iqn/1
>> Signed-off-by: Daniel P. Berrange <address@hidden>
> I would consider this a new feature rather than a fix appropriate for
> -rc4.


Its rather late and this might have some side effects that are not obvious.
If you need to specify different credentials for different targets you can stil
supply them in the iscsi URL:



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