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Cisco SN 5400 Series Storage Routers

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Application Note


Cisco iSCSI Driver Version 2.1.5


   for Microsoft Windows 2000


The Cisco SN 5400 Series Storage Router is the industry's first product to implement the proposed Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) standard. As with all Cisco products, continued improvements to the product are based on both internal and customer testing. This product bulletin announces the release of the Cisco Storage Networking iSCSI Driver Version 2.1.5 for Microsoft Windows 2000.

Regular feedback is key to providing continued product improvements. Customer feedback through the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) is encouraged to identify and correct product issues.

Compatibility

Changes to Version 2.1.5 of the driver are compatible with previously released versions of the driver.

The Cisco iSCSI Driver Version 2.1.5 for Microsoft Windows 2000 can connect to a Cisco SN 5400 Series system running Software Version 2.1.1 or later; this driver cannot connect to a Cisco SN 5420 Storage Router running Software Version 1.1.0.

Availability

The Cisco SN iSCSI Driver Version 2.1.5 for Microsoft Windows 2000 is available for download from Cisco.com as of October 16, 2002.

Obtaining the iSCSI Driver and Updated Cisco SN 5400 Series System Software

From time to time, Cisco releases updated versions of the Cisco SN 5400 Series system software and iSCSI drivers. Updated versions of the Cisco SN 5400 Series system software and the Cisco storage networking iSCSI drivers, accompanying readme files, release notes, and a sample configuration file are available for download.

If you are a registered Cisco.com user, you can download the Cisco SN 5400 Series system software and iSCSI drivers.

You can access the software as follows:


Step 1.   At http://www.cisco.com, log in to Cisco.com. Under Service & Support, click Software Center.

Step 2.   At the Software Center Web page, under Software Products & Downloads, click Storage Networking Software.

Step 3.   At the Storage Networking Software Web page, click the appropriate link for your software.

Step 4.   At the software download Web page, click the file that you want to download. Another software download Web page will be displayed with detailed information about the download file and Cisco's Software License Agreement. Follow instructions on that page to download the software.

Step 5.   To install and configure an iSCSI driver, see the readme file that accompanies the iSCSI driver (in the downloaded driver archive file) and the appropriate release notes.

Ordering Information

This file is available for download at no charge and does not require an order.