Installing the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target

Published: July 10, 2009

Applies To: Microsoft iSCSI Software Target

The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target version 3.2 is available as an optional package for Windows Storage Server 2008. You may obtain the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target package from the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of your storage appliance.

Install the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target

The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target is distributed as a Windows Installer file, iscsitarget.msi. To install the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target files interactively, double click the .msi files. You can use the following command lines to perform the installation.

Install the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target:

msiexec /i iscsitarget.msi <options> ALLUSERS=1 [PROPERTY=PropertyValue]

Uninstall the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target:

msiexec /x iscsitarget.msi <options>

Options

 

Option Description

/quiet

Quiet mode, no user interface is displayed during installation.

/passive

Unattended mode, only a progress bar is displayed.

/q[n|b|r|f]

Sets user interface level:

  • n – No UI

  • b – Basic UI

  • r – Reduced UI

  • f – Full UI (default)

/L*v <logfile>

Logs all actions to the specified log file.

Properties

 

Property Description

TARGETDIR

Specifies the root destination directory.

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