How to View Disk Allocation Information
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
In the Management task area, accessed by clicking Management on the DPM Administrator Console navigation bar, you can review storage pool data to find out how much disk space is allocated for data protection, and how much space is still available.
To view disk allocation information
In DPM Administrator Console, go to the Management view, and then open the Disks workspace. The storage pool disk allocation information is displayed.
At the top of the Disks workspace, the total capacity and total disk space allocated for all disks in the storage pool is displayed. In the display pane, the total capacity and unallocated disk space for each disk in the storage pool is displayed.
Note Because of rounding, the totals for allocated and unallocated disk space in the storage pool might not equal the exact total capacity of the disks in the storage pool.
To review the status and disk allocation data for a specific disk, select the disk and refer to the Details pane. DPM stores the following information for each disk in the storage pool:
Status: Healthy, unhealthy, or missing
Used space: Space allocated for protection
Unallocated space: Amount of unallocated space
Protected data sources on this disk: A list of the data sources protected on the disk
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