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September, 2007

  • CLI Script: Force mark tape as free

    This script allows a user to mark any tape as free so that it is available for protection by DPM. Tapes which have unexpired data cannot be marked as free from the GUI but sometimes (esp. while testing) users need to override this behaviour. Save this...
  • CLI Script: Run consistency check on invalid datasources

    This script runs a consistency check job on all the protected datasources that are in the invalid state and tracks the set of jobs while giving progress on the screen. Save this script as a .ps1 file and run it. Usage and examples of scripts can be found...
  • CLI Script: Copy latest point in time of SQL DB to a folder

    This script copies the latest recovery point of the specified SQL databases to the destination folder on a production server. Save this script as a .ps1 file and run it. Usage and examples of scripts can be found by calling them with ‘-?’ or ‘-help’ from...
  • CLI Script: Manual detailed inventory of unknown tapes

    The following script runs detailed inventory on all unknown tapes in all the libraries attached to the specified DPM server. Save this script as a .ps1 file and run it. Usage and examples of scripts can be found by calling them with ‘-?’ or ‘-help’ from...
  • CLI Script: Recover to latest point in time for a SQL DB

    This script restores the latest recovery point of the specified SQL databases. Save this script as a .ps1 file and run it. Usage and examples of scripts can be found by calling them with ‘-?’ or ‘-help’ from inside DPM Management Shell. ----------...
  • CLI Script: Job object fundamentals

    In DPM, Jobs are objects that encapsulate the notion of a (typically) long running operation. Unfortunately though DPM v2 does not have cmdlets to directly monitor jobs, still a large number of cmdlets output jobs and it is useful to be able to interact...
  • Mohit Chakraborty's Bio...

    I am a developer on the DPM team and I have contributed in developing - - Client-side caching model. - GUI for library management. - Cluster support. - Sharepoint protection and recovery. - Powershell based CLI.