SCDPM 2016; to run multipple full backup into single tape RRS feed

  • Question

  • as we know there is limitation for DPM software that in any condition we need to each free tape to run each full backup.

    so my requirement is that i need to run multiple protection group full backup job to single tape, how can we achieve this goal by any workaround?

    DPM version is , SCDPM2016 U4.

    • Edited by Riyatanu Sunday, February 11, 2018 2:36 PM
    Saturday, February 10, 2018 8:15 AM


  • housekeeping - closing old post.

    You need to Create a protection group set.

    Go to the Library view.

    1. Click Optimize usage on the Actions pane.

      This brings up the Tape Optimization Setup dialog box.

    More / Complete information documented here: Colocate data from different protection groups on tape

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