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How to Delete a Recovery Point

Updated: November 1, 2008

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2007

You can delete a recovery point for a protection group only by using DPM Management Shell.

To delete a recovery point

  1. Use the following syntax to retrieve the location of a recovery point:

    Get-RecoveryPointLocation [-RecoveryPoint] <RecoverySource> [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

    For more information, type "Get-Help Get-RecoveryPointLocation -detailed" in DPM Management Shell.

    For technical information, type "Get-Help Get-RecoveryPointLocation -full" in DPM Management Shell.

  2. Use the following syntax to delete the recovery point:

    Remove-RecoveryPoint [-RecoveryPoint] <RecoverySource> [-ForceDeletion] [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]

    For more information, type "Get-Help Remove-RecoveryPoint -detailed" in DPM Management Shell.

    For technical information, type "Get-Help Remove-RecoveryPoint -full" in DPM Management Shell.

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