Ramblings from another nerd on the grid
The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 provides storage (disks) over a TCP/IP network. It turns a computer running Windows Server into a storage device which provides shared block storage. You can use Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 to perform a variety of storage-related tasks, including the following:
The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 is an economical solution suited for a development or test environment and a small, medium, or branch office production environment. It enables storage consolidation and sharing on a Windows Server by implementing the iSCSI (Internet Small Computer Systems Interface) protocol, which supports SCSI-block access to a storage device over a TCP/IP network. For details on how to manage iSCSI targets, see http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg232606(WS.10).aspx
This download package includes the following items: Root:
Go get is @ http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=19867.
Can you ask the developers of this great free product when it will be available for Server Core installations? I am happy to use Powershell to configure (Or GUI from a remote machine, preferably Windows 7 Enterprise). If they could release an unsupported version for the Windows Hyper-V server that would be perfect for test labs.