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How to Copy Exchange Data to Tape

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

Use the following procedure to copy Exchange data to tape.

How to copy Exchange data to tape

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

  2. Using the browse functionality, select the storage group or database to recover.

  3. On the calendar, click any date in bold to obtain the recovery points available for that date. The Time menu lists the time for each available recovery point.

  4. On the Time menu, select the recovery point you want to use. Do not select Latest for the recovery point.

  5. In the Actions pane, click Recover.

    The Recovery Wizard starts. The wizard options vary depending on the version of Exchange.

  6. On the Review recovery selection page, click Next.

  7. Select Copy to tape, and then click Next.

  8. On the Specify Library page, in Primary library, select a library to use for recovery. (Copy library is available only when the job cannot be completed using only the tape library selected in Primary library.)

    • When the data is being copied from disk, the library you select in Primary library will copy the data to tape.

    • When the data is being copied from tape and the tape library has multiple tape drives, the library you select in Primary library will read from the source tape and copy the data to another tape.

    • When the data is being copied from tape and the tape library has only a single tape drive, the library you select in Primary library will read from the source tape and the library you select in Copy library will copy the data to tape.

  9. Enter a label for the tape on which the storage group will be copied.

  10. Specify if the data that is copied should be compressed.

  11. On the Specify recovery options page, you can select Send an e-mail when this recovery completes.

    Select this option to specify an e-mail address or addresses to notify upon recovery completion. If you select this option, you must enter the e-mail address to notify. Multiple e-mail addresses must be separated by a comma.

  12. On the Summary page, review the recovery settings, and then click Recover.

Additional Resources

See Also

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

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