iSCSI protocol is an interface that allows connecting to the remote virtual or physical devices via the network. Using iSCSI Initiator embedded in DAEMON Tools, you can work with any remote image shared on iSCSI Target. This feature requires the additional license. To find out more, go to the activation page.
To use a remote image or device, you need to perform several easy steps:
Go to the iSCSI Targets tab and choose Add option from the contextual menu or icon from the toolbar:
Enter the server's IP address or name and type the Port. Leave default port number — 3260 — if it hasn't been changed on the server.
The server was successfully added. Click triangle near it to expand the targets that are available on this server. Each server has a contextual menu:
- Remove option allows you to delete the server from the list. Also, you can remove server by clicking icon in the toolbar or using the hotkeys — ⌘ + Backspace.
- Refresh option checks the availability of the server and its targets.
Each target has its contextual menu, which consists of the following items:
- Connect option allows you to get an access to the shared device. If you are already connected to this target, then this option will change to Disconnect. Also, you can connect to the target by double-clicking on it or by clicking on icon in the toolbar.
- Get Info option opens a small window with the most important information about the target.
- Export option saves information about a target to the file.
- Refresh option checks the availability of the target.
The remote target appears like an ordinary image: