[stgt] authentication by initiator's name

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori at lab.ntt.co.jp
Thu Jun 16 18:28:22 CEST 2011

On Thu, 16 Jun 2011 15:10:09 +0900
Shuko Yasumoto <yasumoto.shuko at jp.fujitsu.com> wrote:

> Dear developers,
> # My colleague tried to send the following email several times
> # but it didn't work and he could't find out the reason so I send 
> # this email on behalf of him (Hisashi Osanai).
> I would like to have the following command option "--initiator-name" 
> in addition to the option "--initiator-address" to realize not show targets
> to initiators by initiators' names (iqn).
> --lld <driver> --mode target --op bind --tid <id> --initiator-address
> <address> [--initiator-name <name>] 
> --lld <driver> --mode target --op unbind --tid <id> {--initiator-address
> <address> | --initiator-name <name>}
> What do you think the necessity of this function? 

I think that malicious users can forge initiator names. How this
feature can be useful?
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