Bug 402431 - iSCSI authentication during kickstart does not work
iSCSI authentication during kickstart does not work
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
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Reported: 2007-11-28 04:22 EST by Tim Verhoeven
Modified: 2009-01-20 16:37 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-01-20 16:37:57 EST
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Patch to enable authentication for iscsi targets in kickstart mode (1.52 KB, patch)
2007-11-28 04:22 EST, Tim Verhoeven
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Description Tim Verhoeven 2007-11-28 04:22:56 EST
Description of problem:
The kickstart section of the Installation guide mentions for the iscsi option
the use of a username and password. But this does not work, when specifying a
username and password in the kickstart file the login to the target still does
not work.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a kickstart file to install onto a iscsi target that is secured with a
username and password
2. Start the installation using the kickstart file
Actual results:
The login to the target fails.

Expected results:
That the login succeeds.

Additional info:
Attached is a patch that fixes this, it sets the username and password of the
target before attempting a login. This only fixes the kickstart part of
anaconda. For GUI installs the case of a username and password still needs to be
Comment 1 Tim Verhoeven 2007-11-28 04:22:56 EST
Created attachment 271111 [details]
Patch to enable authentication for iscsi targets in kickstart mode
Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-06-12 16:29:26 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 4 Peter Jones 2008-09-08 14:16:52 EDT
This should be fixed in git's "rhel5-branch", and will be included in .
Comment 6 Alexander Todorov 2008-11-12 03:33:00 EST
a fix for this issue should be in RHEL5.3 Beta available on RHN. Are you willing/able to test if this has been fixed.

Comment 7 Tim Verhoeven 2008-11-12 03:59:38 EST
I'm a bit busy at the moment, but I'll try to test the 5.3 beta. No ETA unfortunately.

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2009-01-20 16:37:57 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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