When you configure mutual CHAP for the MD3000i iSCSI storage systems, special considerations that apply.

When you configure mutual CHAP for the MD3000i iSCSI array, follow these guidelines:

On the MD3000i storage system, mutual CHAP configuration requires only a CHAP secret.

On the ESXi host, mutual CHAP configuration requires both the name and CHAP secret. When configuring mutual CHAP on the ESXi host, enter the IQN name of the target as the mutual CHAP name. Make sure the CHAP secret matches the one set on the array.