About this task

This task sets the security properties of an iSCSI host.

  • The security settings cannot be used during the discovery of the iSCSI target

Before you begin

Read here on the available types of CHAP security: Overview of iSCSI connectivity.


  • iSCSI host

GUI instructions

  1. Click the Hosts & Clusters icon on the toolbar at the left of the InfiniBox Management Console screen.
  2. Select a Host.
  3. Select iSCSI Security from the Actions menu.
  4. Select between:
    1. None - the property that is set to the host upon creation
      1. Check whether to clear previously set users and passwords
    2. CHAP - an Inbound only security setting
      1. Set the User
      2. Set the Target Secret - optional: click Auto Generate to generate a 16-digits secret
    3. Mutual - a both Inbound and Outbound security setting
      1. Set pairs of user and secret for the target and the initiator
  5. Click Modify.
    The host security properties are set. 

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Last edited: 2022-08-06 08:07:02 UTC