DPM Storage Pool Disks full RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I have a problem with storage pool on disk, now it shows unallocated 0%, I tried to reduce short-term but no success. Is there any solution to free space there?

    thank you,

    Friday, September 28, 2018 12:48 PM

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  • Hello!

    Have you made sure that there is actually disk space on the disk? Could you also tell us what DPM version and build you're currently running? 

    If possible, upload a screenshot of your situation.

    Best regards,

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    Friday, September 28, 2018 1:13 PM
  • Hi!

    here below you can see screenshot. dpm r2 2012 Version: 4.2.1589.0

    • Edited by Dias DT Sunday, September 30, 2018 9:12 AM
    Sunday, September 30, 2018 7:08 AM
  • I'm afraid the screenshot link isn't working, if your account haven't been verified (you can get it verified here) you can use any online free image upload.

    Since you're not using the latest Update Rollup for DPM 2012 R2, I would recommend updating to the latest Update Rollup 14 first and then see whether the issue persists.

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    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 7:39 AM
  • I've requested to verify my account, in meantime you can try this link

    Friday, October 5, 2018 6:11 AM
  • Thank you for the screenshots, by the looks of your screenshots it looks that your disks are actually full.

    If you have any inactive replicas that you don't have any need for you can remove them to free up some space.

    If you reduce the retention period of your backups, DPM will run a job at at midnight and delete the excess number of recovery points to match the new retention range.
    (You could run DPM powershell script called pruneshadowcopies2010.ps1 (located in the DPM installation bin folder) if you don't want to wait for midnight).

    In order to reclaim free space try a shrink right after it completes.

    These are the only possible tricks left, if none of these helped then you will have to get more disks for your storage pool.

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    Friday, October 5, 2018 7:18 AM