Adding the security method for iSCSI initiators

You can use System Manager to add an initiator and specify the security method that is used to authenticate the initiator.


  1. Click the SVMs tab.
  2. Select the SVM, and then click Manage.
  3. Click the SVM Settings tab.
  4. In the Protocols pane, click iSCSI.
  5. In the iSCSI window, click the Initiator Security tab.
  6. Click Add in the Initiator Security area.
  7. Specify the initiator name and the security method to authenticate the initiator.
    For CHAP authentication, you must provide the user name and password, and confirm your password for inbound settings. For outbound settings, this login information is optional.
  8. Click OK.