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Create CDP (continous data protection) iSCSI Target
CDP Device
KernSafe Storage Center

CDP device allows for constants data protection. That means user can restore data from any given point in the past - since data is contently backed up, there is no need of creation additional backups. That competently eliminates threats of data loss, corruption, or accidental deletion.

Creating CDP Device

Follow the steps below to create a CDP device:

Step 1. Click Add button on the top toolbar of the management system, then the Create iSCSI Target wizard popup up.

Choose Advanced Device in the Device Type group.

Press the Next button to continue.

Step 2. Select the CDP device in the iSCSI Advanced Device window.

Press the Next button to continue.

Step 3. Choose CDP parameters

Select folder where you wish to store CDP datastore, as well as specify its size.

Additional parameters are:

  • Sparse file - will help you save your hard disk space, the size of file only depend on its content used.
  • Compressed - will compress image file to save space on hard drive.
  • Encrypted - will encrypt whole file using native NTFS encryption.

Press the Next button to continue.

Step 4. Enter the Target Name.

Press the Finish button to complete creation of CDP device.



  • NAME