Microsoft makes Storage Server 2008 (including the iSCSI software target) available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers

I was doing some work yesterday with the Microsoft iSCSI target software and noticed a post on Jose Barteto’s blog, indicating that Windows Storage Server 2008 is now available to TechNet and MSDN subscribers. Previously it was for OEMs only (or you could extract the iSCSI Target from an evaluation copy of Storage Server) but this will help out IT administrators looking to set up an iSCSI target using software only (alternatives are available, but they are not free – at least not the ones that support persistent reservations, which are needed for Windows Server 2008 failover clustering).

Now, if only I could get an add-on for my Netgear ReadyNAS Duo to support iSCSI…

2 thoughts on “Microsoft makes Storage Server 2008 (including the iSCSI software target) available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers

Leave a Reply