jueves, 28 de abril de 2011

Iscsi Target 3.3

Hola.

El equipo de producto de Windows Storage Server, acaba de publicar una muy interesante entrada sobre la descarga del iscsi target 3.3.

Más info:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/storageserver/archive/2011/04/27/iscsi-software-target-3-3-is-now-a-free-download.aspx

Cabe destacar:

“The iSCSI Software Target 3.3 for Windows Server 2008 R2 supports these key features:

Flexible Storage

  • Up to 16TB LUNs can be created using the VHD (Virtual Hard Disks) format. These VHDs live on top of NTFS and NTFS supports up to 16TB files.
  • Manually extend LUNs if you need more space
  • Use VSS to create application consistent snapshots and access those snapshots locally or remotely
  • Use an iSCSI HBA or a software bootloader to boot diskless servers off of remote iSCSI Targets. Checkout the iSCSI Boot Step-by-Step Guide for instructions.

Technology Support

  • 2008 R2 Failover Clusters
  • IPv6
  • Differencing VHDs that are especially useful if you want to boot hundreds of diskless HPC Server nodes in a few minutes.
  • CHAP Authentication
  • Virtual Disk Service (VDS)
  • MPIO
  • Internet Storage Name Service (iSNS) Integration
  • Dynamic Disks are supported from the Initiator

Language Support

Note that the setup experience is only in English, but once you get through setup, the iSCSI Target contains localized version for 10 language packs:

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese – simplified
  • Chinese – traditional
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Spanish”