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How to Rename a Protection Group

Updated: November 1, 2008

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2007

You can use the following procedue to rename a protection group in DPM. Changing the name of a protection group has no impact on your protection configuration.

To rename a protection group

  1. In DPM Administrator Console, click Protection on the navigation bar.

  2. In the display pane, select the protection group that you want to rename.

  3. In the Actions pane, click Modify protection group. This starts the Modify Group Wizard.

  4. Click Next.

  5. On the Select Data Protection Method screen, in the Protection group name field, type the new name of the protection group.

  6. Click Next until you exit the wizard.

    The name change takes effect immediately.

To rename a protection group using DPM Management Shell

  • Use the following syntax to retrieve the protection group:

    Get-ProtectionGroup [-DPMServerName] <String> [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

  • Use the following syntax to make the protection group modifiable:

    Get-ModifiableProtectionGroup [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

  • Use the following syntax to rename the protection group:

    Rename-ProtectionGroup [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-NewName] <String> [-PassThru] [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

  • Use the following syntax to save the changes to the protection group:

    Set-ProtectionGroup [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-Async] [-TranslateDSList <Datasource[]> ] [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

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

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

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