We just got an updated version of the “iSCSI Initiator Users Guide for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2“ posted on the Microsoft Download Center by Bruce Langworthy, the iSCSI Initiator PM.

 

Here’s a summary of the contents of this 82-page Word document:

 

·Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Step-by-Step Guide

·Understanding Microsoft iSCSI Initiator Features and Components

-What’s new in Microsoft iSCSI Initiator in Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

-SAN components in Microsoft iSCSI Initiator

-Microsoft iSCSI Initiator implementation

-Microsoft iSCSI Initiator components

-Services that depend on iSCSI devices

-How Microsoft iSCSI Initiator accesses targets

nNode names

nInitiator Instance

nDiscovery mechanisms

·Installing and Configuring Microsoft iSCSI Initiator

-Security

nCHAP

nIPsec

-Microsoft iSCSI Initiator best practices

nStorage array performance best practices

nSecurity best practices

nNetworking best practices

nNetworking hardware best practices

-Easier Firewall configuration for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

-Connecting to an iSCSI target device

-Connecting to an iSCSI target by using advanced settings

 

--> The rest is to see on the site :

http://blogs.technet.com/b/josebda/archive/2011/04/05/updated-iscsi-initiator-users-guide-for-windows-7-and-windows-server-2008-r2.aspx