Enabling iSCSI Target Server to provide block storage leverages your existing Ethernet network.
[On Windows Server 2016]
Add Roles & Features by using Server Manager snap-in.
Under File & Storage Services, tick "ISCSI Target Server"
After install ISCSI Target roles, you can start to add iSCSI Virtual Disk
Server Manager -> File & Storage Services -> iSCSI -> New iSCSI Virtual Disk
Select Disk Volume
Create a virtual disk size 50GB
We use IP Address for Host 1 & Host 2
After added iSCSI Software Adapter, you can edit the Properties and ENTER iSCSI Target information on
- Static Discovery or
- Dynamic Discovery
Note:- Key in iSCSI Target IP Address
Once down, click "Rescan All" to rediscover.
Click Add Storage | Select Disk/LUN
On Datastore, you just added iSCSI Virtual Disk that you have created from Windows Server 2016.
If you're interested on use NFS as datastore, feel free to check out: