Restoring DPM 2007 Backups RRS feed

  • Question

  • We are currently running DPM 2007 and have backups dating to 2008 that we do NOT want to lose.  

    Does 2012 rx support the ability to restore these backups.  Please provide a link to the page as I would like to read up on this issue.

    Any assistance, would be greatly appreciated.

    Will S.

    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 5:57 PM

All replies

  • Hi,

    Yes, all versions of DPM write to tape using the same tape format. However, unless you perform upgrades all the way up to DPM 2012 R2 (IE: DPM 2010 +UR7 to DPM 2012 + UR3 to DPM 2012 Sp1 + UR6 to DPM 2012 R2 +UR2)  you will not be able to restore the data from the tapes back to original location - you can only restore imported tapes as flat files to volumes or shares on  protected server that have an agent installed.

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    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 6:21 PM