3.2. Accessing Acronis Storage iSCSI Targets from Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2ΒΆ

  1. In the Server Manager Dashboard, click the Tools menu in the toolbar and select iSCSI Initiator.

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  2. In the iSCSI Initiator Properties, switch to the Discovery tab and click Discover Portal....

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  3. In the Discover Target Portal window, enter the portal IP address and click OK.

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    The newly added portal will appear in the Target portals section.

  4. On the iSCSI Initiator Properties > Targets tab, select the new target in the Discovered targets section and click Connect.

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  5. In the Connect to Target window, click OK.

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  6. Target’s Inactive status will change to Connected.

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  7. The newly attached disk will appear in Server Manager Dashboard > Computer Management > Storage > Disk Management.

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  8. Right-click the disk information section and select Online.

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    The disk status will change to Online.

  9. Right-click the disk information section and select Initialize Disk.

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  10. In the Initialize Disk window, click OK.

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  11. Right-click the disk space section, select New Simple Volume..., and follow the wizard’s instruction to format the new disk to NTFS.

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  12. The disk state will change to Healthy.

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The new disk will appear in Windows Explorer.

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