ISCSID(8) Linux Administrator's Manual ISCSID(8)

iscsid - Open-iSCSI daemon

iscsid [OPTION]

The iscsid implements the control path of iSCSI protocol, plus some management facilities. For example, the daemon could be configured to automatically re-start discovery at startup, based on the contents of persistent iSCSI database.

[-c|--config=]config-file
Read configuration from config-file rather than the default /etc/iscsi/iscsid.conf file.
[-i|--initiatorname=]iname-file
Read initiator name from iname-file rather than the default /etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi file.
[-f|--foreground]
run iscsid in the foreground. Implies --no-pid-file.
[-d|--debug=]debug_level
print debugging information. Valid values for debug_level are 0 to 8.
[-u|--uid=]uid
run under user ID uid (default is the current user ID).
[-g|--gid=]gid
run under user group ID gid (default is the current user group ID).
[-n|--no-pid-file]
do not write a process ID file. Conflicts with the --pid= option.
[-p|--pid=]pid-file
write process ID to pid-file rather than the default /run/iscsid.pid. Conflicts with the --no-pid-file option.
[-h|--help]
display this help and exit
[-v|--version]
display version and exit.

/etc/iscsi/iscsid.conf
The configuration file read by iscsid and iscsiadm on startup.
/etc/iscsi/initiatorname.iscsi
The file containing the iSCSI initiatorname and initiatoralias read by iscsid and iscsiadm on startup.
/etc/iscsi/nodes
Open-iSCSI persistent configuration database

iscsiadm(8)

Open-iSCSI project http://www.open-iscsi.com/
Alex Aizman <itn780@yahoo.com>
Dmitry Yusupov <dmitry_yus@yahoo.com>
July 2005