Change maximal parallel backups (Exchange) RRS feed

  • Question

  • We have one DPM 2012 SP1 (CU3) Server, more than 4 Exchange Server (2010) with a lot of Exchange Mailbox DBs and one Protection Group for the Exchange Backups.

    Is it possible, to change the max. allowed parallel backups (for Exchange Mailbox DBs)?
    (Express-Full and Synchronisation)

    I only found one registry key, but it´s for backup Hyper-V guests.
    HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Microsoft Data Protection Manager\2.0\Configuration

    Thursday, November 7, 2013 5:21 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    In order to achieve parallelism, you will need to use multiple protection groups and place a subset of Exchange mailbox DB's in each PG.   Exchange allows up to 8 parallel backups per exchange server, so to capitalize on that you could make 8 PG's.

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    Monday, November 11, 2013 3:59 PM