For cloning or a restoration the source and target can be linked differently. Sources are drives or disks, which are restored from an image or have been used as source while cloning.
- Disk: A hard disks or in general a disk, which contains one or more drives.
- Area: An area on a disk. It may be empty, contain disk information (MBR, GPT, LDM) or belong to a drive.
- Drive: A partition or a volume, which is located on one or more hard disks.
Source and target may be linked in the following combinations:
|1.||Source disk||Target disk|
|2.||Source disk||Target drive|
|3.||Source disk||Target area|
|4.||Source drive(s)||Target disk(s)|
|5.||Source drive||Target drive|
|6.||Source drive||Target area(s)|
|7.||Source area(s)||Target disk|
|8.||Source area||Target drive|
|9.||Source area||Target area|