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SAN - Introduction to COMSTAR - What is COMSTAR ? (Doc ID 1469043.1)

Last updated on MARCH 30, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Introduction to COMSTAR (Common Multiprotocol SCSI Target), it is a software framework that enables you to convert any Oracle Solaris 11 host into a SCSI target device

that can be accessed over a storage network by initiator hosts, using different type of interfaces (FC, iscsi, infiniband).




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In this Document
 1. Definition
 2. COMSTAR documentation: 
 3. Differences between Solaris 10 and 11
 4. Different terminology related with COMSTAR: iSER, iSCSI, infiniband, SRP, RDMA

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