Configuring iSCSI Target for virtual SAN

This topic explains how to configure windows storage server 2008 to host virtual SAN using iSCSI Software Target.  Requirements for windows cluster includes a Domain controller, both proposed cluster nodes are joined to the domain. If using windows 2008 R2 heartbeat network is not required.  Windows 2008 storage server not required to be the domain member, but should be in the same network segment. iSCSI Software Target should be installed on windows 2008 storage server.

A step by step  procedure to configure iSCSI Target and iSCSI initiator is available here : Microsoft iSCSI


About Jayachandran PK
My passion is for Microsoft technologies and how if properly implemented, they can provide actual value for an organization especially in the field of infrastructure, virtualization and system monitoring. I work for the biggest Microsoft partner in Kuwait, specialized in project consultation and implementation services for enterprise clients. When I'm not at work, I try to contribute back through a charitable organization dedicated to prompting cultural values of Kerala. In my free time, I dabble in gardening and am also an avid solar power aficionado.

3 Responses to Configuring iSCSI Target for virtual SAN

  1. amit das says:


    I gone thru your topics seems u r good enough in vmware..i am sys admin from kolkata now my company took a project as a vmware partner who will support the vmware customer as a L1 support..but i am very new in vmware and san also there is no institute or training lab at kolkata for those..need your help and guidence to overcome this problem…

  2. thiago says:

    great article thanks a lot

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