Using iSCSI disk with VirtualBox VM

Oct. 21, 2020

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Assuming you have a configured and ready-to-use iSCSI target, you can use the following snippet to attach it to a VirtualBox VM.

VBoxManage storageattach "ubuntu" --storagectl "SATA" \
--port 0 --device 0 --type hdd --medium iscsi --server \
--target "" \
--tport 3260 --lun 0

In the above snippet:

I had issues running Ubuntu in legacy boot mode using iSCSI but switching to UEFI made it work.

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