13.0 Imaging a Hard Disk

Refer to your imaging application documentation for specific instructions about how to image a drive. As you do so, follow the requirements listed below.

Standard Hard Disk

  • Do not use compression.

Self-Encrypting Hard Disk

  • The device must be in a warm start state or the PBA must be temporarily deactivated. The device is in a warm start state only after a restart. Hibernate, shutdown, and standby all result in the device being in a cold start state.