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How to Reschedule a Protection Job Using DPM Management Shell

Updated: April 21, 2010

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

You can set the start time for protection jobs only by using DPM Management Shell. The protection jobs that you can reschedule are catalog pruning and detailed inventory.

To schedule a protection job

  1. Use the following syntax to retrieve the current start time for a protection job:

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

  2. Use the following syntax to set the start time for a protection job:

    Set-ProtectionJobStartTime [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-JobType] <ProtectionJobType> [-StartTime] <DateTime> [-MaximumDurationInHours] <Int32> [-PassThru] [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

  3. Use the following syntax to remove the start time for a protection job:

    Set-ProtectionJobStartTime [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-JobType] <ProtectionJobType> -Remove [-PassThru] [-Verbose] [-Debug] [-ErrorAction <ActionPreference> ] [-ErrorVariable <String> ] [-OutVariable <String> ] [-OutBuffer <Int32> ]

    For more information, type "Get-Help Set-ProtectionJobStartTime -detailed" in DPM Management Shell.

    For technical information, type "Get-Help Set-ProtectionJobStartTime -full" in DPM Management Shell.

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