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What's the difference between iFCP and iSCSI?

What's the difference between iFCP and iSCSI?

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iSCSI is serial SCSI over TCP/IP. It is an independent of the Fibre Channel spec for serial SCSI. iFCP is an implementation of the Fibre Channel serial SCSI protocol (FCP) over Ethernet networks. I don't know if it officially supports UDP or not but it was designed to travel over IP - not necessarily TCP.

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Marc Farley

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This was first published in January 2002

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