DISKPART : delete all partitions

In this tutorial, I will tell you how to delete all partitions from a hard drive with DISKPART. I am using this procedure to remove OEM partitions on computers from manufacturers like HP / DELL. Before performing this operation, make sure you have a backup of the data. Now that I have warned you, we …

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Linux: extend a partition

Intro In this tutorial, I will explain how to extend a partition on Linux (Ubuntu). This type of operation is common when using virtual machines on Hyper-V for example or on VPS (Virtual Private Server). Before doing anything, you need to make a backup of the virtual machine or the data on it even before …

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Hyper-V: Merge a virtual disk without snapshot

Symptom Solution: Merge virtual disks of differentiation Using the Hyper-V console, you will have to merge all the control points to the parent disk. Before performing this operation, it is strongly recommended to make a backup. Disk merging must be done virtual machine off. Repeat the process until the fusion of all differencing disks and …

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Storage Pool: Change a Physical Disk

In this article, we will see how to change a failed physical disk. When a disk is in error, an icon appears at the pool and virtual disks. Change the disk Open a command prompt and enter the command below to view the physical disks and identify the disk in error. Enter the command below …

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ISCSI Target Role – Windows Server – SAN

Aperçu du vdisk

The iSCSI target role makes it possible to transform a server into a SAN (bay of disks / storage) by creating virtual disks (vhdx) and by presenting them to other server using the ethernet network (iSCSI). This type of configuration is used with Hyper-V clusters which require a volume shared between all of the nodes. …

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Create a raid 1 with Windows

In this tutorial, I will explain how to create a RAID 1 on Windows with Disk Manager. I have personally used this technique on several occasions both on my personal computers and on backup servers to secure backups that were stored on NAS whose volumes were present in iSCSI. Prerequisites On the computer or server …

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Configure a SAN disk on Windows

Offline disk

In this tutorial, we will see how to configure a SAN-type disk to present to a Windows server. SAN type disks are LUNs / Volume that are presented in FC / iSCSI / SAS. They are often hosted on a disk array or Datacore / Starwind storage virtualization solution / iSCSI target roles … Configure …

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