How to Increase "Job Waiting For tape" Timeout RRS feed

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  • I'm Looking for  a method to increase the time out while one tape filled and the DPM 2019 is waiting for empty tape ?since the backup is occurs at midnight some time i cant keep up to insert new tape 
    Sunday, June 21, 2020 2:34 PM

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  • Hi,

    In previous DPM versions you would modify a registry entry called "PromptingTimeOut" under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Data Protection Manager\1.0\Prompting.

    I'm not sure if this still applies to DPM 2019, have a look to see if you find this registry key.

    PromptingTimeOut: REG_DWORD (Decimal)

    Value is in milliseconds:

    • 3600000 = 1 hour
    • 43200000 = 12 hours
    • 86400000 = 24 hours
    • 129600000 = 36 hours
    • 172800000 = 48 hours

    If you do find this registry entry, change it to a higher value, then restart the DPMRA service for the new value to take effect.

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    • Edited by Leon Laude Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:54 PM
    Sunday, June 21, 2020 3:53 PM