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The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a HIGH priority requirement that is important to address.
With more people moving to VTL and iSCSI - customers would like to have a broader choice of options.
Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT
Sabine Jordan + Sara Anrdres – CEAC Program Manager, IBM
The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM not implement this request. The vendor should emulate the IBM hardware as other vendors have successfully done.
Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.
For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac
Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager
Its probably the firewall on the VTL which is preventing the connection and not the distribution. Try with firewall disabled, or try telnet 3260 to see if you can make a connection to the VTL iscsi daemon port. Try with the latest version of the quadstor vtl.
Quadstor runs perfect on FC which (as general view) also allows Save21 in restricted mode and IPL.
IBM i can connect to quadstor vtl devices over iSCSI. @Guest maybe you havent installed alll the correct PTFs or maybe you haven't configured the connection correctly.