Enterprise Software Thread, Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2012 in Technical; We currently use Backup Exec 2012 to perform daily D2D and Friday tapes to a Single LTO4 Drive using 800gb/1.6tb ...
15th August 2012, 06:54 AM #1
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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2012
We currently use Backup Exec 2012 to perform daily D2D and Friday tapes to a Single LTO4 Drive using 800gb/1.6tb tapes.
I have been testing Microsoft DPM 2012 creating a protection group for each server I want to backup (is this the right approach). Happy with the D2D facilities that DPM provides (current 5 day rention), but looking at the writing long term data to tape can multiple protection groups be written to a single tape?
I would like DPM to produce weekly and monthly tapes as we do with Backup Exec, could and one offer some advice!
Are there any considerations for protecting the DPM server? I was thinking of buying a HP Micro Server and using this to as secondary DPM server to backup the primary.
15th August 2012, 07:48 AM #2
You can put multiple protection groups on one tape through the 'co location' feature, more details here - HYPER-V and SYSTEM CENTER: Media Co-location in DPM 2012
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