Subject: Re: iSCSI initiator CHAP failure
To: Jay Nelson <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/27/2007 10:43:31
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 05:29:55PM -0600, Jay Nelson wrote:
> I'm trying to configure a sparc64 4.99.37 initiator to mount an
> i386 4.0_RC3 target without much luck. I can't get past authentication
> and I'm hoping someone can point me to what I'm doing wrong.
> Log messages start with:
> No matching user configuration entry for `jdn' was found
> Please add an entry for `jdn' to `/etc/iscsi/auths'
> pid 3175:/usr/src/dist/iscsi/src/parameters.c:545: ***ERROR*** Unknown
> user `0x88ac594f7d6e0b2bce40fa0ecc29d60c'
> pid 3175:/usr/src/dist/iscsi/src/parameters.c:187: ***ERROR*** key
> "AuthResult" not found in param list
> pid 3175:/usr/src/dist/iscsi/src/initiator.c:1904: ***ERROR***
> param_text_parse_offer() failed
> yet /etc/iscsi/auths contains
> 	jdn:none:

Change that line to be:

and restart the target.

> and auths' permissions is 600 on both machines.
> Initiator command is:
> 	'iscsifs -u jdn -h acp /mnt'
> What did I overlook?

Nothing except very weird syntax on the part of the iSCSI target.
One of the things on my TODO list is to clean this area up