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CCBoot Used As Virtual Disk Game Server

2017/02/18 13:33

CCBoot new version have brought back the feature to allow you to use CCBoot as virtual game disk server.

Before you continue, you need to add the client PC to CCBoot server. Refer add client wiki.

Here how you can do it


1. On your client pc in which you want to connect the CCBoot disk, click Start Button and open Start Menu, search for iscsi (Figure 1).

iscsi

Figure 1

2. Click the, iSCSI Initiator and it will prompt you to start Microsoft iSCSI service. Click "Yes" to continue (Figure 2).

start service

Figure 2

3. Click the "Discovery" tab and click "Discover Porta..." button (Figure 3).

discovery

Figure 3

4. Now, enter the IP address of the CCBoot server and the iSCSI port that is used and click "OK" button (Figure 4).

Note: If its set auto on CCBoot, it means 3260.

ip and port

Figure 4

5. The CCBoot iSCSI target will be listed in the target portals (Figure 5).

listed targets

Figure 5

6. Now, click "Targets" tab, select the target and click "Connect" (Figure 6).

inactive status

Figure 6

7. It will open "Connect To Target" dialog box, click "OK" to connect to the CCBoot disks (Figure 7).

connect to target

Figure 7

8. Now, the target will show "Connected" status, click "OK" to close the iSCSI Initiator Properties (Figure 8).

close iscsi

Figure 8

9. Open Windows Explorer and check computer and you will see the CCBoot Image disk and Game disk as the clients local disk (Figure 9).

disk listed

Figure 9

10. Since, you don't need the Image disk you can hide it, open "Disk Management" and right click, then choose "Change Drive Letter and Paths..." (Figure 10).

change drive letter

Figure 10

11. On the dialog box, choose the drive letter and click "Remove" button (Figure 11).

drive letter remove

Figure 11

12. Now, you will only see the "Game Disk" on your client (Figure 12).

game disk

Figure 12

13. You can connect to any number of game disk in the ccboot server.



Related:

Script for Connecting to CCBoot ISCSI Target

Compact Virtual Disk File