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HP-UX iSCSI (SCSI Over TCP/IP) Software - Installation

Locating and installing the iSCSI Software Initiator

The iSCSI Software Initiator is located at the HP Software Depot website.

  1. Go to the HP Software Depot website. Click here to visit HP Software Depot website .

  2. Enter iSCSI Software Initiator in the search box.

  3. When the search results show iSCSI Software Initiator, click on Receive for Free.

  4. In the Software Specification window, highlight the HP-UX version which needs to be installed for HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator, then complete the required fields and click on Next >>.

  5. Look for Download Software, then click on the iSCSI Software Initiator version that needs to be downloaded.

  6. In the Document column (next to the Download Software column), click on Installation Instruction to download instructions for using the Software Distributor tool to install the iSCSI Software Initiator.

NOTE: The Software Distributor is used for software installations on HP-UX systems. It also provides an interface for removing software from HP-UX systems.


Verifying the installation

After the system reboots, verify that the installation was successful by following these steps:

  1. Issue the swlist command as follows:

    # swlist iSCSI-00

    If the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator is installed correctly, the generated output will look similar to this:

    # Initializing...
    # Contacting target "myhost"...
    # Target: myhost:/
    # iSCSI-00 B.11.11.03e HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator
    iSCSI-00.ISCSI-SWD B.11.31.01 HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator

  2. Issue the ioscan command as follows:

    # ioscan -kfnC iscsi

    If the software is installed correctly, the generated output will look similar to this:

    Class I H/W Path Driver S/W State H/W Type Description
    iscsi 0 255/0 iscsi CLAIMED VIRTBUS iSCSI Virtual Node


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