Recovering Data from Expired Tapes
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
DPM does not allow you to recatalog a tape that has expired. To recover data from such a tape, use the following procedure.
|After you recatalog the contents of an expired tape, the recovery points from this tape will appear as External DPM Tapes on the Recovery tab.|
To recover data from an Expired tape
On the Administrator Console, right-click the expired tape, and then click Mark tape as free.
This changes the status of the tape to Free (contains data).
Right-click the tape again and then click Unmark tape as free.
This changes the status of the tape to Imported <original tape label>.
Right-click the tape again and then click Recatalog imported tape.
ConceptsRecovering Data from Tapes
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