Thursday, July 30, 2009 7:32:59 PM
When running PowerShell scripts against Data Protection Manager you could receive this error which seems to be quite simple to resolve, that being to follow the instructions and start the DPM service.
However, what does this error mean if the DPM service is running. This is where the error is misleading and there is a very simple resolution which is to run PowerShell as Administrator before running your script.
Thought I would quickly blog this as I know this is the kind of thing that can have people head scratching for some time.
David read more
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 11:44:09 AM
A Consistency check is a process performed by Data Protection Manager to check and correct any inconsistencies between the protected data and its replica. Consistency checks can be scheduled to occur automatically or be performed manually within the DPM console, however, you can also kick-off a consistency check using PowerShell. Start-DatasourceConsistencyCheck -datasource <datasource> This will start a standard consistency check, just the same as if you were to click the Perform consistency check . . . action in the DPM Administrator console. Utilizing PowerShell though you can... read more
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12:42:29 PM
There is a hotfix rollup package available for DPM which addresses a number of issues that many customers encountered.
The issues resolved are:
If you enable library sharing, you cannot delete a protection group, and you receive the following error message: "Cannot promote the transaction to a distributed transaction because there is an active save point in this transaction."
The SharePoint backup process fails if DPM cannot back up a content database. If you install this update, the SharePoint backup process will finish. However, an alert will be... read more