Would it work to just use SendTargets=<nothing> instead of NOP? If there is a
target for the discovery session, it would respond with just the target name.
If there are no targets for the discovery session, the target would still
respond but with 0 for the DataSegmentLength.
If so, can you talk that
person into that?
-----Original Message----- From: Julian Satran
[mailto:Julian_Satran@il.ibm.com] Sent:Saturday, September 20, 2003 To: Eddy Quicksall Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org;
email@example.com Subject: Re: [Ips] NOP during
It is not allowed in discovery - There was a long
discussion with one party insisting on having NOP as a way of keeping the
discovery session alive. Discovery
being only a lightweight location mechanism it was decided that it is not
worth having it as a permanent alternative for a management interface.
[Ips] NOP during Discovery
I have found that at least one initiator is doing a NOP-out during
discovery phase. But the spec says that isn't allowed. Am I misunderstanding
3.3 iSCSI Session Types
iSCSI defines two types of sessions:
a) Normal operational session - an
b) Discovery-session - a session only opened
discovery. The target MUST ONLY
accept text requests with the
SendTargets key and a logout
request with reason "close the
session". All other
requests MUST be rejected.
The session type is defined
during login with key=value parameter in