DPM Tape Library and zoning RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all,

    I have this scenario:
    3 nodes Hyper-V cluster
    1 management server with MSSCVMM
    1 DPM 2010
    1 Tape Library HP MSL 8048 Fibre Channel

    I have to configure zoning on my fc switches.. 
    must Hyper-V hosts see the tape library or it's better if only dpm server can? can they write data directly on the tape without pass through DPM server by ethernet?

    thank you in advance

    Monday, July 26, 2010 4:40 PM


  • Hey,

    If you are running DPM virtually, then you need to be able to "direct attach" the tape library to the DPM server.

    If you're question is whether DPM will write the data straight from the hyper-v boxes to the tapes, then the answer is no.  It will always pass the DPM server first.  So it is not necessary that the Hyper-V hosts see the tape library.



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