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iSCSI Initiator on the Windows 2008 Server Core

 In some case you may try to install Hyper-V role in a server core installation. As Jose mentioned in his blog about Windows Server Failover Clustering with Hyper-V options. You have to use iSCSI SAN for Childs clustering.

In this  scenario, If you implement Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering at the Hyper-V Child (Guest) level.

In this case, your shared storage must be an iSCSI SAN.

 

To use iSCSI SAN in server core you don’t have to install the iSCSI initiator on the Windows 2008 server core as it is a built-in feature. to use it follow these steps:


1. Logon as the Administrator on the Windows 2008 Server Core

 

2. At the command prompt and go to c:\Windows\system32

 

3. Use the command below to know all the iSCSI related command

 

Use the iSCSIcli /?

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