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A.2.7. iscsi (optional) - Configure iSCSI Devices

Specifies additional iSCSI storage to be attached during installation. If you use the iscsi command, you must also assign a name to the iSCSI node, using the iscsiname command (see Section A.2.8, “iscsiname (optional) - Assign Name to iSCSI Device”. The iscsiname command must appear before the iscsi command in the Kickstart file.
You should configure iSCSI storage in the system BIOS or firmware (iBFT for Intel systems) rather than use the iscsi command if possible. If you do so, Anaconda automatically detects and uses disks configured in BIOS or firmware and no special configuration is necessary in the Kickstart file.
If you must use the iscsi command, make sure that networking is activated at the beginning of the installation, and that the iscsi command appears in the Kickstart file before you refer to iSCSI disks with commands such as clearpart or ignoredisk.
iscsi --ipaddr= --port= [--target= | --iface= | --user= | --password= | --reverse-user= | --reverse-password=]
--ipaddr=
The IP address of the target to connect to.
--port=
The port number (typically 3260).
--target=
Target IQN (iSCSI Qualified Name).
--iface=
Bind the connection to a specific network interface instead of using the default one determined by the network layer. Once used, it must be specified in all instances of the iscsi command in the entire Kickstart file.
--user=
User name required to authenticate with the target.
--password=
Password that corresponds with the user name specified for the target.
--reverse-user=
User name required to authenticate with the initiator from a target using reverse CHAP authentication.
--reverse-password=
Password that corresponds with the user name specified for the initiator.