FAQ : Determining if a drive is connected via iSCSI

  Q: How do I determine if a disk is connected via iSCSI? A: The easiest way to determine this, is by using diskpart, using the commands below. In the “Type” field if it lists iSCSI, then the disk is an iSCSI connected disk.   Diskpart Select Disk X (Where X is the desired disk…

Updated storage documentation for Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7

At the link below, you will find information about what has changed for the iSCSI Initiator, and MPIO in Windows 2008 R2. Also, the first in the series of our new configuration and step-by-step guides is available at the same location, which covers the configuration and usage of the iSCSI Initiator for both R2 and…

Updated SAN Boot Whitepaper is now available

The Windows Boot from SAN whitepaper has been updated, and is available via the link below, this includes information on upgrading to Windows Server 2008 R2: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=f4095fae-553d-4700-aafa-1cce38b5618f&displaylang=en

MPIO WMI Classes Documentation

Hello Everyone, Just wanted to post a note that we’ve updated the WMI class information for MPIO, including information on the MPIO Health class information that was added for Windows Server 2008 R2: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff562468.aspx

Updated MPIO Whitepaper is now available

We have released an updated version of the Windows Server High Availability with Microsoft MPIO whitepaper and couldn’t wait to let everyone know as there is a lot of new content in this update.  You can download the updated Whitepaper directly using the link below: Windows Server High Availability with Microsoft MPIO

iSCSI WMI Class Structures

We have updated our documentation on the WMI classes supported by the iSCSI Initiator. You can see the update at the link below: Link to iSCSI WMI Classes Thanks, The Storage Area Networking Team