How Do I Clone A SAS Hard Disk?

How Do I Clone A SAS Hard Disk?

Below are some easy and straight forward instructions to clone your SAS Hard Disk.

How Do I Clone A SAS Hard Disk?

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The below instructions assume you are using a windows based machine and use a great little utility called HDD-Raw-Copy-Tool this can be used to create an exact low-level, sector-by-sector device duplication you can clone SATA, IDE, SAS, SCSI, SSD drives, USB sticks, SD, MMC and CompactFlash cards to an img file or to another device..

Clone your SAS Hard Disk

  • Download the utility from
    • We would recommend you get the standalone version as this means you don’t need to install the program and will run straight from the download.
  • Pop your SAS Hard Disk into your PC or laptop.
  • Start up the program.
  • Highlight your SAS Hard Disk and click continue.
  • Highlight the device you want to copy to, or select if you want to write to an image file.Clone
    • If you want to write to an image file to copy to a SAS Hard Disk at a later date –  Double click on the FILE option and choose the location and name for your image file.
  • Click Continue.
  • You will now get a display showing your previous choices, check them and then double check them – If you write to the wrong drive e.g. Your main hard disk your computer will be very poorly!!
  • Click start.
  • The program will now clone your SAS Hard Disk.SAS Hard Disk Clone



That is it, you now have a clone or an img file of your SAS Hard Disk. If you created an image file this can now be used to make multiple clones.

To go the opposite way e.g. Burn an image to SAS Hard Disk, choose an image file in tSAS Hard Disk Clonehe first window and then an SAS Hard Disk in the second.



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