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Fw: Re: Questions about implementation of Multiple connections
----- Forwarded by Julian Satran/Haifa/IBM on 12-12-01 02:37 -----
email@example.com wrote on 10-12-2001 08:28:42:
> I have several questions about multiple connections:
> (1) Are multiple connections between initiator and a
> target common? I mean, how many applications will
> require iSCSI implementation to be able to handle
> multiple connections within a session? Can anybody
> give me some overview idea about the application of
> multiple TCP connections, like: is it an exceptional
> case? or common case?
I assume that many mid and high end boxes (RAID, JBOD and NAS with iSCSI "personality") will have it.
> (2) Consider a hard drive on the network. It only has
> one hardware port. If we want to develop a iSCSI box
> to handle all incoming iSCSI commands for it, is it
> necessary for the box to handle multiple TCP
> connections for this hard drive? How? Does the box
> need more than one IP addresses?
I don't think you need this for one disk although you may want to admit two for recovery.
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