Trouble adding a protection group for a file server cluster RRS feed

  • Question

  • I'm having trouble adding a protection group for a file server cluster on our secondary DPM 2010 server. When I try to expand the cluster to select the volumes it gives me this error:

    "DPM was unable to get the list of data sources on Cluster that are protected by the primary DPM server

    Make sure that is protecting the data sources for which you want to set this DPM server as the secondary server. If the problem persists, restart the DPMWriter service on
    ID: 33119"

    I have restarted the DPMWriter service on the primary, and even restarted both servers but the problem remains. . I was able to add it without a problem on the primary, and the backups have completed successfully.
    Friday, September 14, 2012 5:54 PM


  • If I am reading this right you are trying to protect a server in a file cluster with a Secondary DPM server that is already protected by a Primary DPM server.

    If that is the case on the Secondary DPM server you need to add the server in the file cluster from the Primary DPM server. You cannot add protection of the server in the cluster directly on the Secondary DPM server when it is already protected by the Primary DPM server.

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    • Marked as answer by adb2020 Monday, October 8, 2012 4:27 PM
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