What Is iSCSI and How Does It Work?
Enterprise Storage Forum, May 23rd, 2019
June 2, 2019,
Volume 254, Issue 5

iSCSI is a transport layer protocol that works on top of the Transport Control Protocol (TCP), and enables block-level SCSI data transport between the iSCSI initiator and the storage target over TCP/IP networks

Christine Taylor writes in Enterprise Storage Forum, "iSCSI stands for Internet Small Computer Systems Interface. iSCSI is a transport layer protocol that works on top of the Transport Control Protocol (TCP). It enables block-level SCSI data transport between the iSCSI initiator and the storage target over TCP/IP networks. iSCSI supports encrypting the network packets, and decrypts upon arrival at the target.

SCSI is a block-based set of commands that connects computing devices to networked storage, including spinning up storage media and data reads/writes..."

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