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DPM 2012 R2 - Scale Out Protection RRS feed

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  • Hello everybody,

    Within the last few days I was trying to Setup the scale out protection of DPM 2012 R2.
    The TechNet article isn't describe it clearly so I have to ask before I get lost.

    The DPM 2012 SP1 and R2 can protect a Cluster with more than one DPM as descibed here:

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj656645.aspx

    the -add Switch seems to be working.

    But Flemming Riies writes:

    "So adding the same VM to mutiple DPM servers wont work"

    http://flemmingriis.com/dpm-scale-out-protection-for-hyper-v/

    So scale out doesn't mean protecting a VM twice or more often. It only means I can use more than one DPM Server but every DPM is protecting different VMs?!

    At the end it's better to chain the first DPM Server of a Cluster if I wish to have a second backup if the first DPM Fails?

    Sunday, September 7, 2014 11:52 PM

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