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copying old SCSI drive to a new SCSI drive

Tom Hagedorn
Occasional Contributor

copying old SCSI drive to a new SCSI drive

I have a ProSignia 200 with the Compaq dual channel Wide-Ultra SCSI-3 controller installed in a PCI slot. The system has a SCSI DAT tape drive and a 4.3GB SCSI hard drive. I need some more disk space and I would like to copy the existing drive to the new drive and then remove the old drive. Is there and easy way to do this under NT Server 4.0?
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Greg Carlson
Honored Contributor

Re: copying old SCSI drive to a new SCSI drive

Tom,

You'll need to have the new SCSI driver loaded for NT 4.0 and then you'll need a utility to copy the entire old drive to the new drive. It should work but I would have a full backup before doing the process incase you need disaster recovery.

http://www.pccertify.com/driveup.html is one of many disk copy utilities.

Ciao,
Greg
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Tom Hagedorn
Occasional Contributor

Re: copying old SCSI drive to a new SCSI drive

Thanks Greg,
I needed some reassurance before diving into this type of task with NT Server and SCSI drives. I have done this with desk top units using IDE drives and Windows 98. I was not sure if their was some basic reason the same type of approach would not work for my server.

Tom