Change resource groups on clustered Exchange servers
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
A cluster node can have any number of resource groups. Moving a protected data source to a resource group, between resource groups, or out of a resource group can cause protection job failures. To successfully make any of those changes to resource group membership, perform the following steps:
Stop existing protection of the data source. The data source could belong to a protection group as a single data source on a protected server or as a data source as a member of a resource group.
Begin protection of the data source according to its new status, either as a single data source on a protected server or as a data source as a member of a resource group. This will allocate a new replica for the data source.
Changing the name of a resource group will affect the protection of all data sources in the resource group. To change the name of a resource group, perform the following steps:
Stop protection of the resource group.
Change the name of the resource group.
Begin protection of the resource group under its new name.
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