10 Things You Should Know About iSCSI - Fixed IP Addresses Are a Must

By Wayne Rash  |  Posted 2007-11-06 Email Print this article Print
Right now, one of the hottest trends in storage is iSCSI appliances. Companies are in a rush to announce new products, roll out iSCSI versions of older products or introduce products that somehow work with iSCSI even if they don't actually do storage. All
Despite the fact that the documentation may tell you that the iSCSI appliance you just acquired will work with DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), the fact is, a fixed IP address is a must. You must assign a specific IP address to each port, and d
10 Things You Should Know About iSCSI - Fixed IP Addresses Are a Must
Wayne Rash Wayne Rash is a Senior Analyst for eWEEK Labs and runs the magazineÔÇÖs Washington Bureau. Prior to joining eWEEK as a Senior Writer on wireless technology, he was a Senior Contributing Editor and previously a Senior Analyst in the InfoWorld Test Center. He was also a reviewer for Federal Computer Week and Information Security Magazine. Previously, he ran the reviews and events departments at CMP's InternetWeek.

He is a retired naval officer, a former principal at American Management Systems and a long-time columnist for Byte Magazine. He is a regular contributor to Plane & Pilot Magazine and The Washington Post.

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