QNAP

QTS 5.0.x

Importing a LUN from an Image File

  1. Go to iSCSI & Fibre Channel > LUN Import/Export.
  2. Click Create a Job.

    The Create LUN Export Job windows opens.

  3. Select Import a LUN.
  4. Optional: Specify a job name.

    The name must consist of 1 to 55 characters from any of the following groups:

    • Letters: A to Z, a to z

    • Numbers: 0 to 9

    • Special characters: Underscore (_)

  5. Click Next.
  6. Select the source folder.

    Option

    Description

    Required Information

    Linux Share (NFS)

    NFS share on an external server

    • IP address or host name

    • NFS folder or path

    Windows Share (CIFS/SMB)

    CIFS/SMB share on an external server

    • IP address or host name

    • Username

    • Password

    • CIFS/SMB folder or path

    Local Host

    Local NAS shared folder or connected external storage device

    NAS shared folder or external device

  7. Click Next.
  8. Select the LUN image file.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Specify the import destination.

    Option

    Description

    Required Information

    Overwrite existing LUN

    Import the image file data to an existing LUN.

    Warning:

    All existing data on the LUN will be overwritten.

    An existing LUN with the same type (block-based or file-based) as the LUN being imported

    Create a new LUN

    Import the image file as a new LUN.

    • LUN name

    • LUN location. This will be a storage pool or volume.

  11. Click Next.
  12. Click Apply.

QTS creates the job, and then immediately runs it.