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Create iSCSI SAN with Memory Space
RAM Disk Device KernSafe Storage Center

RAM disk is an iSCSI device created from memory space in server host. KernSafe iSCSI SAN can create a disk in the memory of server host machine, because RAM disk is in physical memory, it provides fastest accessing speed to all the initiators. RAM disk is used for user to share most frequently used data files. It is suitable for working in a performance critical environment, such as disk less boot. Warning : All the changes will be lost after server reboots, turning off the computer will result in deleting Ram disk device.

Creating a RAM drive device

There are three steps to start creating a RAM drive device:

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

Select Hard Disk then press the Next button to continue.

Select RAM Space in the iSCSI Disk Type group.

Press the Next button to continue.

Step 2. Specify the size of the RAM drive device. The size can't exceed the current free memory.

'Load and commit change to file' enable you to store your data to a standard image file, in this case, all the data will be loaded after server boots or KernSafe iSCSI Server starts, user can commit changes to image file at any time when he want to save data. But all the un-committed changes will lost when server reboots or turns off still.

Press the Next button to continue.

Step 3. Finish Creating iSCSI Target

Enter the Target Name.

Select an authorization mode, if you don't know how to do it, you can see the topic Authorization Mechanism.

Press the Finish button to complete iSCSI target device creation.



  • NAME