dd to NFS or CIFS
Posted on 2009-04-06
Have a Windows 2003 server with 3 RAID drives. One is dying. Have a spare, but it's done in hardware RAID and I think that is screwing up too. I want to dd the drives so I have good images in case the drives completely go South.
The problem: The only servers with enough storage to handle the drives are a Windows 2003 box with a SMB/CIFS share, and FreeBSD box with an NFS share.
How do I dd to a share? I have tried creating a mount point and assigning it to the SMB share, but that didn't work.
Note: The server's disks I am trying to rescue will not boot! I am using a Linux boot CD to get to where I am.