Subject: Re: NetBSD iSCSI HOWTOs
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/28/2006 16:04:56
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On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 11:47:05AM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2006 at 08:40:18AM -0800, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> >=20
> > That's actually clean design. Rather than roll its own security system,=
> > iSCSI uses IPsec. As noted in the RFC, IPsec is a MUST implement.
> Do all vendors claiming to offer "iSCSI" *actually* support IPsec?  I
> have seen no mention of it at all in the glossy stuff for the various
> offload engine "iSCSI adapter" cards, though I haven't looked terribly
> hard, I must admit.

Many don't. The only consistent iSCSI entities that implement IPsec seem=20
to be host-OS software initiators that just let the host OS handle it.

Take care,


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