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Retention days in DPM data RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    I am using DPM 2010 as a backup solution in my organization. I am using storage (disk) for short term backup and tape library (tape) for long term backup.

    I have many protection groups and recycling the tapes (21) and disks for backup in different schedules.

    I dont have any schedules on saturday.

    my concern is, if i want to take complete data backup on saturday on new tapes, can i follow the step????????

    1. remove all the already existing tape without changin the slot number.

    2. Insert new tape and start create recovery points of all protection group (data)

    3. remove the tapes once backup completed.

    4. Insert the existing tape which start and recyle the tapes as ususa.

    Is it ok & will it work???? ( i can take it as offsite and whenever it is required i can restore it)

    Please assist


    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. Thanks Chandru CT-HCL

    Thanks Chandru CT. MCITP

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012 9:28 AM

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  • Hi Chandru

    Did you come right with the above or you do you still need assistance?

    Kind Regards

    Sunday, November 11, 2012 11:39 AM