Case: Windows Server 2008 with confidential information stored can’t boot due to some unknown reasons. I plan to take it to repair but worry about data leakage. Therefore, I want to download a safe enough bootable disk partition manager for server to copy all important data and then erase data on source disk completely. Which one is suitable?
Here, we recommend MiniTool Partition Wizard Server Edition, and with its bootable disc users can complete these 2 operations very easily and safely. However, before talking about this bootable server disk partition manager, let's have a look at main reasons for server being unbootable:
1.Accidental power outage without reasonable UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) protection.
2.Viruses and worms.
3.Low disk space of system partition/volume.
Copy and Wipe Server Disk with MiniTool Partition Wizard Bootable Disk
Firstly, connect destination disk with computer and put bootable CD/DVD to CD driver or load bootable flash drive with computer to run boot disc:
Then, choose to boot from Partition Wizard Boot Disc.
Next, select display resolution to get the following interface:
Here, we can perform different kinds of disk and partition management, including copying and wiping disk. To copy server disk by using this bootable disk partition manager for server, we need to select the source disk and choose the function "Copy Disk" from action panel; then, select the destination disk to contain data on source disk and choose a copying method to enter the following interface:
Now, we can see Disk 2 is the same as Disk 1, which shows Disk 1 has been copied. At this time, please click "Apply" button to apply changes. After application, users copy server disk by using bootable disk partition manager for server successfully.
After knowing operations of server disk copy, let’s see how to erase confidential data with this bootable server disk partition manager. To complete this operation, users just need to wipe the whole server disk. First of all, select the source disk and choose the function "Wipe Disk". Then, choose a wiping method. At last, apply changes to server by clicking "Apply" button to view the following effect:
Now, we can see Disk 1 has been wiped and becomes unallocated. At this time, as long as users disconnect the destination disk, they can take the server to repair without worrying about privacy leakage.