Monday, November 3, 2014

Identify if a disk is a local or SAN in Window 2008


Using below steps  you can identify what are the local disks and SAN disks in Window 2008

Click on Startà Administrative Tools à Select Server Manager




It will display below screen


In Above screen slect Diagnostics à select Device Manager  à Expand the Disk Drives  in the right side pane


Anything which is SAN attached will be prefixed with "Multi-Path Disk device". And all other dives are local

To find the volumes associated with the disks follow below steps
Right click on the below disk and Volumes tab and click on Populate button



Below Screen display the associated drives information