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HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator (iSCSI-00)

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The examples on this page use representative file names. The depot file name and the bundle version that you download might be different from the examples shown here.

HP-UX 11i v3 (HP Integrity or HP 9000 Servers):

  1. Login as root.

  2. After you have downloaded the depot file, move (mv) it to the /tmp directory on your system.

  3. To verify that the depot has downloaded correctly, use the swlist command. For example:
    root-> swlist -d @ /tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.31.03f_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot

    # Initializing...
    # Contacting target "myhost"...
    #
    # Target:  myhost:/tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.31.03f_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot
    #
    #
    # Bundle(s):  
    #
    iSCSI-00    B.11.31.03f    HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator

  4. Before installing the product, back up the server.

  5. To install the product on a stand-alone system, use swinstall. For example:
    root-> swinstall -x autoreboot=true -s /tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.31.03f_HP-UX_B.11.31_IA_PA.depot iSCSI-00

    Note: The HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator is a kernel product.  The autoreboot=true option causes a system reboot after installation completes.

  6.  After the system reboots, read the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Release Notes for patch dependencies and the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Support Guide for instructions on configuring the iSCSI Subsystem.

HP-UX 11i v2 (HP Integrity or HP 9000 Servers):

  1. Login as root.

  2. After you have downloaded the depot file, move (mv) it to the /tmp directory on your system.

  3. To verify that the depot has downloaded correctly, use the swlist command. For example:
    root-> swlist -d @ /tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.23.03f_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot

    # Initializing...
    # Contacting target "myhost"...
    #
    # Target:  myhost:/tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.23.03f_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot
    #
    #
    # Bundle(s):   
    #
    iSCSI-00      B.11.23.03f     HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator
     

  4. Before installing the product, back up the server.

  5. To install the product on a stand-alone system, use swinstall. For example:
    root-> swinstall -x autoreboot=true -s /tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.23.03f_HP-UX_B.11.23_IA_PA.depot iSCSI-00

    Note: The HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator is a kernel product.  The autoreboot=true option causes a system reboot after installation completes.

  6.  After the system reboots, read the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Release Notes for patch dependencies and the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Support Guide for instructions on configuring the iSCSI Subsystem.


HP-UX 11i v1 (HP 9000 Servers):

  1. Login as root.

  2. After you have downloaded the depot file, move (mv) it to the /tmp directory on your system.

  3. To verify that the depot has downloaded correctly, use the swlist command. For example:
    root-> swlist -d @ /tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.11.03f_HP-UX_B.11.11_64.depot

    # Initializing...
    # Contacting target "myhost"...
    #
    # Target:  myhost:/tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.11.03f_HP-UX_B.11.11_64.depot
    #
    #
    # Bundle(s):
    #
     iSCSI-00         B.11.11.03f     HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator

     

  4. Before installing the product, back up the server.

  5. To install the product on a stand-alone system, use swinstall. For example:
    root-> swinstall -x autoreboot=true -s /tmp/iSCSI-00_B.11.11.03f_HP-UX_B.11.11_64.depot iSCSI-00

    Note: The HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator is a kernel product.  The autoreboot=true option causes a system reboot after installation completes.

  6.  After the system reboots, read the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Release Notes for patch dependencies and the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Support Guide for instructions on configuring the iSCSI Subsystem.

Removing the product
Explicit removal of the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator is not necessary in order to upgrade the driver.  This section is provided only for permanent removal of the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator.

  1. Login as root.

  2. To remove the product, use  swremove. For example:

    root-> swremove -x autoreboot=true iSCSI-00

    Note: The HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator is a kernel product.  The autoreboot=true option will cause a system reboot after installation is complete.

Documentation
You can download full documentation for the HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator from the "iSCSI (SCSI over TCP/IP)" section of:
http://www.hp.com/go/hpux-networking-docs

Available documents include:

  • HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Support Guides
  • HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Release Notes
  • HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Support Matrix
The HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Support Guide describes how to configure and use iSCSI on HP-UX.  The HP-UX iSCSI Software Initiator Release Notes describe patch dependencies and known issues.
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