I have a large NAS box that i want to attach to a Windows 2008 server via ISCSI (this is all easy enough and i can do that no problem). i will use the NAS as a destination for backups of our Ahsay data as a bit of redundancy.
My question is - if i attach the disk via ISCSI and format it etc - IF my windows server fails and i have to reload it or attach another windows server, when i connect or try to mount the ISCSI drive it will ask to format it (im pretty sure).
So if i lose the main windows server it means i not only lose the data on that but i have no way to get to the backup (of the backup files) from the ISCSI...
is that correct, or if it isnt how can i mount that NTFS formatted ISCSI to another server (or the same one but reformatted)?