Information processing apparatus, control method therefor and storage medium

  • US 9,131,090 B2
  • Filed: 11/15/2012
  • Issued: 09/08/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/02/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. An information processing apparatus comprising:

  • a mirroring unit that performs mirroring for synchronizing storage contents of a first storage unit and a second storage unit;

    a control unit that displays on a display unit, if one storage unit, among the first storage unit and the second storage unit, for which the mirroring is performed, is not attached, a screen for accepting an instruction that the apparatus is activated using information stored in another storage unit attached when accepting the instruction;

    a registration unit that (i) does not register the one storage unit as a failed storage unit before accepting the instruction via the screen, and (ii) registers the one storage unit as the failed storage unit after accepting the instruction via the screen,an acquisition unit that acquires an identifier from each of the first storage unit and the second storage unit when an activation of the apparatus has been instructed; and

    a comparison unit that compares an identifier acquired by said acquisition unit with an identifier held in advance in said apparatus,wherein said control unit displays on the display unit, if a comparison result of said comparison unit indicates that there is one matching identifier, the screen for accepting the instruction that the apparatus is activated using the information stored in the other storage unit which the matching identifier is matched,wherein a processor is included in the apparatus.

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