Install iSCSI Target Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

Install iSCSI Target Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

In this post, we’ll learn the steps to Install ISCSI Target Server on Windows Server 2012 R2. iSCSI (Internet Small Computer System Interface) is a protocol that is used for transmission of data.

What is iSCSI?
Internet Small Computer System Interface Target Server is a server components which works like a SAN (Storage Area Network) box and provides block storage to initiator. It is used to create SAN on Windows Server 2012 R2 and used as a Shared storage to share block storage over Ethernet. On the server you can create multiple partitions which can be accessed from multiple servers to save and access data. It was available for free download on Windows Server 2008 R2. However, from Windows Server 2012 onward Microsoft has provided iSCSI Target as a built-in features therefore no more additional downloads are required.

Steps to install iSCSI Target Server on Windows Server 2012 R2

Step 1:
To install ISCSI Target Server open Server Manager by either clicking on the icon next to Start button or click on start and start typing Server Manager.
On the Server Manager window, click on Add roles and features

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