Solaris Recreate Failed iSCSI Target Backed by Directory

Published August 22, 2012 • Updated May 31, 2014

Upon rebooting an Oracle Thumper 4500 at build SunOS 5.10 Generic_139556-08 i86pc i386 i86pc Solaris 10 509 s10x_u7wos_08 X86, the LUN information shown when running iscsitadm list target -v $TARGET was unknown and the Target name was truncated. The iSCSI initiator could connect to the iSCSI target but the disk would never mount. This particular Oracle server had not been patched in a while, and there was probably a patch available to fix this problem, but I wanted to detail the steps I took to recover the data.

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