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Merge the DataSourceGroups.xml Files from two CSV Clusters. RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi
    I need to backup two hyper-v csv clusters from the same DPM server.
    Cluster 1 is based on a Windows 2008 R2 installation.
    Cluster 2 is baded on a Windows 2012 installation.
    Is it possible to configure this automatic. I don't want to merge the XML files manually everytime I run the DSConfig.ps1 script from the two nodes.

    Thanks
    MHem.

    Friday, March 1, 2013 2:45 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    Windows 2012 hyper-v clusters using csv v2 volumes do not need to be serialized. Dpm can perform parallel backups without the need of a hardware provider on windows 2012 based clusters.

    Be sure to install this hotfix.

    Virtual machine enters a paused state or a CSV volume goes offline when you try to create a backup of the virtual machine on a Windows Server 2012-based failover cluster
    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2813630


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    • Marked as answer by MHem Monday, March 4, 2013 6:49 AM
    Sunday, March 3, 2013 4:21 PM
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