Atola TaskForce

Imaging RAID 0 array

TaskForce is equipped with RAID configuration detection module and an ability to sustain multiple high-speed imaging sessions on its 18 ports. This makes it uniquely positioned to perform assembly of RAID with an unknown configuration and fast forensic imaging of such arrays.  Assembling and imaging RAID 0 array To assemble RAID 0 follow these steps: Connect the drives that make up a RAID array to the TaskForce hardware unit. Make sure to switch the ports to the Source mode; Click the RAID button in the left-side taskbar 3. Select the drives in Select source device panel and click Continue Let’s look at the RAID page in TaskForce interface. At the Read more…

Atola TaskForce

Imaging RAID 5 array with Atola TaskForce

Atola supports RAID imaging and provides a breakthrough configuration autodetection module for RAID 0, 1 and 5 with NTFS and ext4/3/2 file systems. More RAID types and file systems will be supported in the upcoming releases with RAID 10 coming by the end of 2020. Here is how to make a RAID image from RAID 5 with an unknown configuration. The RAID array can be imaged as a whole only its individual partitions.

Atola TaskForce

Forensic RAID rebuild in Atola TaskForce 2020.7

Today we are introducing the largest firmware update of Atola TaskForce ever – 2020.7. It adds a new facet to the product turning it into the first forensic hardware RAID imager in the world! I’d like to start by revealing the pain digital forensic experts have these days. Quotes of forensic examiners about RAID image acquisition: “How would one go about imaging a “RAID server” “I will normally use <data recovery tool> to reconstruct they RAID as I like their interface and the ability to manually select different RAID parameters.”  “I am looking for options to Image a RAID storage on a windows 10 computer” “…image the drives individually, and Read more…