Month: August 2013

Microsoft Windows PowerShell – Save Output Directly to a Text File

Using the Out-File Cmdlet in Microsoft Windows PowerShell allows you to send the output of a command directly to a text file. For instance, the example below you will send the output of the netstat -a command directly to the desktop of the user. NOTE: Substitute the the actual username where %username% is located.   Enjoy!


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Identify an iSCSI Initiator IQN

You may use the following method to identify an iSCSI Initiator IQN in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 from Windows PowerShell. After opening Windows PowerShell type the command iscsicli. In this example the iSCSI Initiator IQN is iqn.1991-05.com.microsoft:clus01a.root.sysadmin.net. Enjoy!


Windows Storage Server 2012 – Verify the iSCSI Initiator Sessions

You may use the following method to very which iSCSI Initiators are currently connected to an iSCSI Target in Windows Storage Server 2012. On the Server Manager navigate to File and Storage Services > iSCSI. Right click the iSCSI Target that you would like to verify under the iSCSI TARGETS section and select Properties. In this example the iSCSI…


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – Add and Configure the Multipath I/O Feature

You may use the following method to install and configure the Windows Server 2012 Multipath I/O role that may be used for a Windows Server 2012 Failover Cluster. The steps below assume that an iSCSI target has already been properly configured. Additionally, below you will find the Internet Protocol (IP) information that will be used…


VMware ESXi 5 – iSCSI Configuration

You may use the following method to connect your VMware ESXi 5.x host to an iSCSI SAN. Please keep in mind that this post assumes you have configured the SAN to allow the VMware host access to the appropriate LUN(s). After logging into the vSphere Client navigate to Configuration > Networking then click Add Networking…. Under Connection Types…