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Is it possible to virtualise a physical DPM 2012 Server? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Is it possible to virtualise a production DPM 2012 Server?

    I want to p2v a physical DPM Server and use it as a clone for testing. I just want the Server on its own, not the Disk-pool. SCVMM lets me attempt it, but fails saying it could not create a shadow copy. There is plenty of space on the C: Drive of the DPM Server, so I am thinking it may be to do with DPM "owning" all the shadow copy space? or maybe a problem with my DPM, as I get some fails when DPM tries to back up it's own Database "not enough space for churn"?

    If I can confirm DPM can be p2v'd that would be a good start

    Thanks

    Wednesday, July 10, 2013 6:05 AM

Answers

  • I got this sorted. I needed to associate some space on C: for ShadowStorage for C:
    • Marked as answer by techophil Wednesday, July 31, 2013 10:41 PM
    Tuesday, July 30, 2013 12:34 AM