Scsi initiator

A device that begins a SCSI transaction by issuing a command to another device (the SCSI target), giving it a task to perform. Typically a SCSI host adapter is the initiator but targets may also become initiators.


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  • Scsi target

    hardware A SCSI device that executes a command from a SCSI initiator to perform some task. Typically the target is a SCSI peripheral device but the host adapter can also be a target. (1999-02-10)

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