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Consider the following scenario:
There is no tunnel mode outer address specified.
There is no IKE authentication information available.
When removing a target portal, Windows does not properly remove the IPsec settings.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To resolve the issue, perform the following steps:
1. Using the iSCSI initiator, remove the target portal.
2. At an elevated command prompt, stop the iSCSI service using the following command:
Net stop msiscsi3. In the Registry Editor, backup (Export) and then remove the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\iSCSI\Discovery\Authentication Cache\ALL4. At an elevated command prompt, start the iSCSI service using the following command:
Net start msiscsi
For more information about IPsec, click on the following TechNet link:
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151500)for other considerations.
Article ID: 2721092 - Last Review: June 5, 2012 - Revision: 2.0