How to Mount Luns for backups applies to Direct attached Storage. Not assigned a drive letter

SUMMARY

The resolution is to mount assign the LUN a drive letter.

ISSUE

Purpose

How to Mount Luns for backups applies to Direct attached Storage.

Applies To

Appliance release 6.1+

Symptoms / Description

Not assigned a drive letter.

Cause

If you backup a LUN or SAN from a SAS connected directly to a Windows server and you get a successful backup, but cannot see any data for a drive.  Your LUN fails to mount if you have set as a mount point within a drive.

Resolution / Workaround / Execution Process

The resolution is to mount assign the LUN a drive letter.

User-added image

 
  1. Go to compmgmt.msc
  2. Navigate to “Disk Management”
  3. Go through the volumes that are available assign a drive letter to your DAS/LUN/SAS
 
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