SIRIS, ALTO, and NAS: Creating and accessing an iSCSI volume restore

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This article describes how to mount a file restore of an iSCSI share from a Datto NAS or SIRIS.

Environment

  • Datto SIRIS
  • Datto NAS

Description

This type of restore will duplicate the iSCSI share. You will then be able to attach to another iSCSI share with the same or a new LUN.

Procedure

1. Log in to the Web Interface for your Datto NAS, and click on the Restore tab:

fig1.pngFigure 1: Datto NAS Web Interface (click to enlarge)

2. Choose the iSCSI Share that you want to restore, and select iSCSI Restore. Then, choose the date you want to restore from:

fig2.pngFigure 2: Restore from Snapshot (click to enlarge)

3. Click Start iSCSI Restore. You will then see the Generate Target screen:

fig3.pngFigure 3: Generate Target (click to enlarge)

4. Choose to enable CHAP Authentication, if desired. Then, click Generate Target:

fig4.pngFigure 4: Generate target (click to enlarge)

Accessing the share in Windows

See the Mounting An ISCSI Share In Windows article for instructions about how to mount and access this share in Windows.


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