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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Restore Data From Tape Using DPM 2010


Product tested: System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

Can i restore data which backup from primary site to another DPM server (which located in DR site)?


a) Perform Tape backup from Primary Site (site 1)

b) Transfer Tape to DR Site (Site 2)

c) Final action is restore data from tape which backup from Primary Site

The answer is “Yes”.

Instruction on how to achieve this:

a) Put the tape cartridge into tape library in DR Site

b) Re-catalog the tape. On the management tab, select the tape and select Re-catalog of imported tape


c) You will be able to see the content and protected data size after catalog the tape.


d) On the recovery tab, click on the label “External DPM Tapes”. From there you can recover any data which has been backup to tape.