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Change the path of a data source

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager

Changing the Path of a Shared Data Source

When you protect a shared folder, the path to the shared folder includes the logical path on the volume. If you move the shared folder, protection will fail.

If you must move a protected shared folder, remove it from its protection group and then add it to protection after the move.

Changing the Path of an Encrypted Data Source

If you change the path of a System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) protected data source on a volume that uses the Encrypting File System (EFS) and the new file path exceeds 5120 characters, data protection will fail. You must ensure that the new file path of the protected data source uses fewer than 5120 characters.

See Also

For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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