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storage iscsi-initiator connect

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Connect to an iSCSI target

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the advanced privilege level.


The storage iscsi-initiator connect command connects a node to the specified target. This command is only supported on high-availability shared-nothing virtualized platforms.


-node {<nodename>|local} - Node (privilege: advanced)

Specifies the name of the Data ONTAP node to which the iSCSI target will be connected.

[-target-type {external|mailbox|partner|dr_auxiliary|dr_partner}] - Target Type (privilege: advanced)

Selects targets with the specified target type.

-label <text> - User Defined Identifier (privilege: advanced)

Specifies the label of the target to connect to.


The following example adds and connects to an iSCSI target from the specified node.

cluster1::*> storage iscsi-initiator connect -node node1
             -label target1