Installing the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target

The Microsoft iSCSI Software Target is distributed as a Windows Installer file, iscsitarget.msi. To install the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target files interactively, double click the .msi files. You can use the following command lines to perform the installation.

Install the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target:

msiexec /i iscsitarget.msi <options> ALLUSERS=1 [PROPERTY=PropertyValue]

Uninstall the Microsoft iSCSI Software Target:

msiexec /x iscsitarget.msi <options>

Options:

Option Description

/quiet

Quiet mode, no user interface is displayed during installation.

/passive

Unattended mode, only a progress bar is displayed.

/q[n|b|r|f]

Sets user interface level:

  • n – No UI

  • b – Basic UI

  • r – Reduced UI

  • f – Full UI (default)

/L*v <logfile>

Logs all actions to the specified log file.

Properties:

Property Description

TARGETDIR

Specifies the root destination directory.