Many copies of IFW can't work with one vmdk simultaneously

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Many copies of IFW can't work with one vmdk simultaneously

Postby The_Immortal » Mon Feb 15, 2016 2:41 pm

Hello!

My task is to copy the content of vmdk to N-computers. So I loaded on target PC #1 WinPE with Image For Windows. Then I start IFW and choose virtual disk (vmdk-file) from net-disk - then copy process started. Ok. Now I go to target PC #2, start there IFW and choose the same vmdk as virtual disk to copy from but IFW ignore it and don't add the disk... So I need to wait while IFW on PC #1 will end to copy the content of vmdk to its hard drive. But I can't wait...

Is there a way to cheat IFW? And what's the problem? Why copies of IFW can't read the file simultaneously?

Thank you!

P.S. I know about MulticastSender but I'd like to use my way. Or using MulticastSender is the only way for my task? If so how can I convert vmdk to tbi? Is there a tbs script for this?
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Re: Many copies of IFW can't work with one vmdk simultaneously

Postby TeraByte Support » Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:04 am

the file would be locked to prevent updating, you could try setting the
read-only attribute, although it may need more.

for multicast, you need to create an image, then you can multicast that on
restore.

"The_Immortal" wrote in message news:11091@public.image...

Hello!

My task is to copy the content of vmdk to N-computers. So I loaded on target
PC #1 WinPE with Image For Windows. Then I start IFW and choose virtual disk
(vmdk-file) from net-disk - then copy process started. Ok. Now I go to
target PC #2, start there IFW and choose the same vmdk as virtual disk to
copy from but IFW ignore it and don't add the disk... So I need to wait
while IFW on PC #1 will end to copy the content of vmdk to its hard drive.
But I can't wait...

Is there a way to cheat IFW? And what's the problem? Why copies of IFW can't
read the file simultaneously?

Thank you!

P.S. I know about MulticastSender but I'd like to use my way. Or using
MulticastSender is the only way for my task? If so how can I convert vmdk to
tbi? Is there a tbs script for this?

TeraByte Support
 
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