Configure the iSCSI initiator in Windows Server Core or Hyper-V Server

In the course of provisioning Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 in my home virtualization lab, I decided to leverage the Hyper-V Server standalone installation, which closely resembles Windows Server Core.

If you need to provision iSCSI storage to Windows Server Core or Hyper-V Server, it may not be immediately obvious how to do it. The solution is to create a GPO that makes the Microsoft iSCSI initiator service start automatically; you’ll configure this in the Computer Configuration | Policies | Windows Settings | Security Settings | System Services within Group Policy.

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Read the entire post at TechRepublic.

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