Tell me if this just plain wrong thinking.
I have a space problem on Server X with drive D:.
On another server I create an iSCSI target, very large target. I make this drive whatever on the server that has the storage problem.
On the disk space problem server I call drive D: Q, Z, whatever. I copy all the stuff from the full disk to the iSCSI target.
I change the drive letter of the iSCSI target to D:.
(Drive D is an array but it is not the OS disk. I would turn off the appropriate services that use this disk.)
Would this work?
Is iSCSI too slow for this?
It depends on what services are pointing to the drive, some like SQL reffernce the drives by GUID or mount point rather than letter and will not move gracefully. I found that one of the best options to deal with this can be to mount the new larger drive as a folder inside the smaller drive and move most of the stuff that way if you have really problimatic services installed.
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