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Multiple new iSCSI sessions are seen with the same IQN but different initiator IPs

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Applies to

Any host OS configured to use iSCSI to initiate a connection to a NetApp iSCSI target portal.

Issue

  • The host will constantly report loosing connection to the iSCSI target then report the session was reestablished. 
  • On the storage errors like the following will be present: 

Tue Sep 04 16:18:26 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com at IP addr 172.20.10.80
Tue Sep 04 16:18:26 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.warning:warning]: ISCSI: New session request from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com, a session from this initiator already exists.
Tue Sep 04 16:19:02 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com at IP addr 10.10.20.60
Tue Sep 04 16:20:09 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.warning:warning]: ISCSI: New session request from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com, a session from this initiator already exists.
Tue Sep 04 16:20:11 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com at IP addr 10.10.20.60
Tue Sep 04 16:20:11 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.warning:warning]: ISCSI: New session request from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com, a session from this initiator already exists.
Tue Sep 04 16:20:45 CDT [PRD-NTAP-01: iswti_iscsip_thread: iscsi.notice:notice]: ISCSI: New session from initiator iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:prd-app-01.netapp.com at IP addr 172.20.10.80


Note iSCSI sessions are coming in from two different IP addresses.

 

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