freenas: unknown iscsi provider


Oct 25, 2022
i got this error while trying to start a vm

Task viewer: VM - Start


TASK ERROR: freenas: unknown iscsi provider. Available [comstar, istgt, iet, LIO] at /usr/share/perl5/PVE/Storage/ line 35.
the message tells you that for iSCSI over ZFS the supported iSCSI daemons/implementations are : comstar, istgt, iet, LIO
You either specified "freenas" in your config, which is wrong, or when the plugin ssh's over and queries the iSCSI it gets back "freenas" which it doesnt recognize.
To use freenas with iscsi/zfs plugin you need to search and install a custom plugin, available on github. Or search forum, I recall there being a few tutorials on correct setup.

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