To manage the kernel-based iSCSI Target service on RHEL 7, we will need to install the
targetcli package, as shown in the following command:
$ sudo yum install targetd targetcli
From the output, we can see that additional packages are installed; however, it's more interesting to see how Python is used as a major tool to manage iSCSI. The following screenshot is an extract from the command line output:
Although the iSCSI target runs as part of the kernel, the
targetd package provides a service. This service is used to load the iSCSI target configuration. This is all that
targetd does, ...