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Adding the security method for iSCSI initiators

You can use the Add Initiator Security dialog box in System Manager to add an initiator and specify the security method that is used to authenticate the initiator.


  1. Expand the Storage Virtual Machines hierarchy in the left navigation pane.
  2. In the navigation pane, select the Storage Virtual Machine (SVM) and click Configuration > Protocols > iSCSI.
  3. In the iSCSI window, click the Initiator Security tab.
  4. Click Add in the Initiator Security area.
  5. 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.
  6. Click OK.