iSCSI support

Ansar Mohammed ansarm at
Tue Nov 22 17:09:30 GMT 2005

iSCSI enables block access to drives over IP. There is only so much you can
do with NFS and SMB. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at] On Behalf Of Wojciech Puchar
> Sent: November 21, 2005 6:25 PM
> To: Josh Endries
> Cc: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: iSCSI support
> > and growing. I'm currently looking at a Coraid AoE
> > (ATA-over-Ethernet) solution since it seems to have good support for
> > FreeBSD and Windows drivers in the works. On the other hand, iSCSI
> > has Windows support and FreeBSD in the works.
> >
> stupid question: can anyone explain me the sense and adventages of iSCSI
> compared to say NFS? for me it's just some more layer to take lots of $$$
> from people.
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