Skip this section if you are doing a network
installation, such as PXE or NFS.
Installing targets using a USB
Power on the server with the first OS
installation CD in the CD-ROM drive.
Select Installation at the first screen and pass
the following boot options:
Select the appropriate network device from
which to do the install through and then select OK. Configure the interface using DHCP by
At the iSCSI Initiator Overview window
complete one of the following:
For SP1 select the Service tab and enter the initiator
For SP2 verify that the target shows as a
connected target and select Next then skip to step 7 below.
Select the Connected Targets tab and select
Add to enter the IP Address
of the target and other required parameters based on the target
setup and then select Next.
Select Connect at the iSCSI Initiator Discovery
window and select Next. The
iSCSI Initiator Discovery window should show that the initiator is
At the Installation Settings window verify that
the partitioning is set up to occur on the target drive. If it is
setup for the local drive then select the Expert tab and create a custom partition
setup to install on the target drive.
Follow the traditional installation
procedure as prompted. The installation automatically sets up the
disk for iSCSI boot during post installation. After the disk is
configured for iSCSI boot, the standard OS installation screen
appears and the system reboots.
On initial boot, enable booting to the iSCSI
target drive by selecting Ctrl-S. In the MBA Configuration Menu
select the appropriate function key combination (varies based on
configuration see menu for your combination) to enter the iSCSI Cfg
Select a device, if prompted.
In the iSCSI Configuration Utility menu,
select General Parameters and modify
the parameter Boot to iSCSI target to be
Select<Esc> twice and select
and Save Configurations.
Press <Esc> to exit the Device List,
if prompted and then select F4 to exit; otherwise, just
press F4 to exit.