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Create iSCSI SAN Remote Replication HAReplicator User Manual

HAReplicator Remote replication from Disk / volume to iSCSI SAN is an popular feature in IT industry, which allows user to create a real-time replication between local storage such disk and volume to remote iSCSI SAN, it not only allows to create synchronous replication in the Ethernet but also allows to create asynchronious replication over WAN.

If you don't know about iSCSI technology, please visit KernSafe iStorage Server product page.

Before you create replication, you need connect to at least one server, if you don't know how to connect to a server, please read the topic: Add server to management console.
Click the Create button on the toolbar, the Create Application Wizard shows.

Select Remote Application and click the Next button to continue.

You can choose a server from Enter name combo box, and then click Add to add the server to Selected server list box.

Click the Next button to continue.

Select a hard disk or volume to be mirrored to an iSCSI SAN.

Click the Next button to continue.

Set parameters for iSCSI SAN replication. 

Click the Select button to select an iSCSI target, the iSCSI Initiator dialog shows.


There will show list of targets in the iSCSI Discovery Targets list, first time using this feature, click the Add button to add a target portal, Add Host dialog shows.


Type the IP address or NDS name of an iSCSI SAN server and click the OK button to continue. 


Select an suitable target from iSCSI Discovery Targets list.

If the target needs CHAP authorization, please select CHAP logon, and specify CHAP User Name and Target Secret.

Click the OK button to continue. 


Specify iSCSI target Portal and Port which you want to used for mirror data traffic.
Specify Local Portal and Port, if you want to set specified NIC to transmit mirror data, you need to set the address in the local Portal.
Choose Synchronous or Asynchronous, for learn difference between synchronous and asynchronous replication, please read the topic: synchronous and asynchronous.
Choose Full Synchronize as Initialize Type, if you reach to the following conditions, you can select Don't Synchronize to save your time:
1. Source storage is a completely empty hard disk (even not initialized in windows disk management console).
2. The source storage and target storage was synchronized before, they are consistent already.
Except the above two conditions, you much select Full Synchronize.

Click the Next button to continue.

Choose if target medium will be encrypted.
If you want to encrypt target medium, select the Encrypt target medium option, and then input Password and Confirm Password.

Click the Next button to continue.

Completing Application Creation.
Please check if every settings are correct, click Back if you need to modify something or click Cancel to cancel application creation.

Click the Finish button to complete application creating.



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