My Oracle Support Banner

WARNING: iscsi connection login failed - DefaultTime2Wait is invalid - protocol error (Doc ID 1554571.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 05, 2022

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 9/10 U9 to 11 11/11 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The /var/adm/messages file will have the following entries if the iSCSI initiator fails to exchange the DefaultTime2Wait Login Parameter with the iSCSI target during a discovery login sequence. The initiator and target negotiate the minimum time, in seconds, to wait before attempting an explicit/implicit logout or an active task reassignment after an unexpected connection termination or a connection reset.

Apr 16 09:48:10 myhost iscsi: [ID 640998 kern.warning] WARNING: iscsi connection(13) login failed - DefaultTime2Wait is invalid - protocol error
Apr 16 09:48:10 myhost iscsi: [ID 114404 kern.notice] NOTICE: iscsi discovery failure - SendTargets (
Apr 16 10:08:29 myhost genunix: [ID 408114] /iscsi/,0 (sd2) offline

It is also possible to see the following condition in the format output:

1. c1t2d0 <drive type unknown>




To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.