The issue:
I had iscsi working on my box in the 10.X days. But I can't seem to recreate it on a 12.X or 13.04 release. I'm currently able to connect to iscsi target from my windows system.

The setup:
Here is what I've done and the error I get.

root@las52823:~# iscsiadm -m node
iscsiadm: No records found
root@las52823:~# /etc/init.d/open-iscsi restart
* Unmounting iscsi-backed filesystems [ OK ]
* Disconnecting iSCSI targets iscsiadm: No matching sessions found
[ OK ]
* Stopping iSCSI initiator service [ OK ]
* Starting iSCSI initiator service iscsid [ OK ]
* Setting up iSCSI targets
iscsiadm: No records found
[ OK ]
* Mounting network filesystems [ OK ]
root@las52823:~# iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p 172.17.224.24
172.17.224.24:3260,1 iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252
root@las52823:~# iscsiadm -m discovery -t st -p 172.17.224.25
172.17.224.25:3260,1 iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node6160644
root@las52823:~# iscsiadm -m node
172.17.224.24:3260,1 iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252
172.17.224.25:3260,1 iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node6160644


root@las52823:~# iscsiadm -m node --targetname iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252 --portal "172.17.224.24:3260" --login
Logging in to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252, portal: 172.17.224.24,3260] (multiple)
iscsiadm: Could not login to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252, portal: 172.17.224.24,3260].
iscsiadm: initiator reported error (8 - connection timed out)
iscsiadm: Could not log into all portals

root@las52823:~# /etc/init.d/open-iscsi restart
* Unmounting iscsi-backed filesystems [ OK ]
* Disconnecting iSCSI targets iscsiadm: No matching sessions found
[ OK ]
* Stopping iSCSI initiator service [ OK ]
* Starting iSCSI initiator service iscsid [ OK ]
* Setting up iSCSI targets
Logging in to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252, portal: 172.17.224.24,3260] (multiple)
Logging in to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node6160644, portal: 172.17.224.25,3260] (multiple)
iscsiadm: Could not login to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node5161252, portal: 172.17.224.24,3260].
iscsiadm: initiator reported error (8 - connection timed out)
iscsiadm: Could not login to [iface: default, target: iqn.1986-03.com.ibm:2145.nvenergy-svc4.node6160644, portal: 172.17.224.25,3260].
iscsiadm: initiator reported error (8 - connection timed out)
iscsiadm: Could not log into all portals

dmesg:
[837315.380097] Loading iSCSI transport class v2.0-870.
[837315.390461] iscsi: registered transport (tcp)
[837315.422561] iscsi: registered transport (iser)
[837315.692503] scsi25 : iSCSI Initiator over TCP/IP
[837315.697552] scsi26 : iSCSI Initiator over TCP/IP
[837315.697940] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837315.702489] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837333.699396] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837333.699409] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837350.946530] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837350.946549] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837368.193817] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837368.193836] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837385.441058] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837385.441077] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837402.688271] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837402.688284] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837419.935594] connection2:0: detected conn error (1020)
[837419.935613] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)


[ OK ]
root@las52823:~# cat /etc/os-release
NAME="Ubuntu"
VERSION="13.04, Raring Ringtail"
ID=ubuntu
ID_LIKE=debian
PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 13.04"
VERSION_ID="13.04"
HOME_URL="http://www.ubuntu.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://help.ubuntu.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/"

root@las52823:~# dpkg -l *iscsi*
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-==================================-======================-======================-================================================== =======================
ii iscsitarget 1.4.20.2-10ubuntu2 amd64 iSCSI Enterprise Target userland tools
ii iscsitarget-dkms 1.4.20.2-10ubuntu2 all iSCSI Enterprise Target kernel module source - dkms version
un iscsitarget-module <none> (no description available)
in iscsitarget-source <none> all (no description available)
ii open-iscsi 2.0.873-3ubuntu5 amd64 High performance, transport independent iSCSI implementation
ii open-iscsi-utils 2.0.873-3ubuntu5 all transitional dummy package




I'm guessing it's something simple but don't know what else to try.
thanks