To configure an iSCSI Target Volume in MS Windows, a iSCSi Initiator in the MS system is required and one Open-E Data Storage Software V6 server with an iSCSI target. In this example the DSS V6 system and Windows 2003 with iSCSI Initiator v. 2.08 will be used.
Now click on "Administrative Tools", open "Computer Management", and click on "Storage" -> "Disk Management". You will have to initialize the disk if it hasn't been used before.
After connecting to Logical Disk Manager in "Disk Management" there will appear "Initialize and Convert Disk Wizard". In this example, before you connect to the basic disk, please click "Cancel" button.
Right click on the disk 5 and click on "New Partition".
In this example Windows OS has assigned the Disk number 5. Please note, in other system this number can differ!
In "New partition Wizard" click "Next" button.
Please select "Primary partition" and click the "Next" button.
In order to use the maximum disk space on the disk click the "Next" button.
- Next assign the drive letter (in this example as R), and click the "Next" button.
In the MS Windows New Partition Wizard select the format of choice, in this example we will use the NTFS File system then check the Perform a quick format and click "Next" to complete the format.
- When you are done, your disk manager should look like this: