Solved

Configuring dpm 2010 for end user recovery on window server 2003

Posted on 2011-03-03
2
483 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
We are backing up a folder on a windows server 2003 x64 server with dpm2010.  I have expanded the AD schema already and the protection group shows with no errors.  Restore points are being created and are good.  I cannot however find previous versions on the server when I look to restore files.  They can be restored from the console but I don't see the previous versions on the server being backed up.  The protection group is configured for servers, I setup a test computer with windows 7 and installed the client and was able to recover files with the group setup as client.  I added my account explicitly to the administrators group on the file server.  Is it possible to setup a file server so you can see previous versions on it as you would a client pc?  I would like to allow support staff to be able to retrieve previous versions on the file server without giving them access to the server where the console is installed.  Any help is greatly appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:fcps
  • 2
2 Comments
 

Accepted Solution

by:
fcps earned 0 total points
ID: 35075328
I was able to figure out the issue here.  I was browsing the share incorrectly, when browsing to \\protectedServerName\share$ previous versions showed.  When browsing to \\protectedServerName\D$\shared\ShareName I could not see any versions.  I was able to get this by running net shares from command line and piping to a text file, there you could see the share names without the drive letter.  The protection group is setup for servername\driveletter\folder but to access previous versions I needed to browse to \\servername\sharename$
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:fcps
ID: 35075347
I was able to figure this out after a looking at net shares and seeing that the dpm server was mapped the share as \\servername\share$ instead of how it is setup in the protection group as \\servername\D$\shared\shares.  Browsing to \\servername\share$ showed the previous version on the file server.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Xen 6.1, 6.2 Poor NIC performance in ShadowProtect/WinPE 9 79
VSS Errors 19 113
home folder path for users 4 58
clearing an obsolete 2003 server from our domain 8 59
Article by: Leon
Software Metering within our group of companies has always been an afterthought until auditing of software and licensing became a pain point. Orchestrator and SCCM metering gave us the answer and it was an exciting process.
The Delta outage: 650 cancelled flights, more than 1200 delayed flights, thousands of frustrated customers, tens of millions of dollars in damages – plus untold reputational damage to one of the world’s most trusted airlines. All due to a catastroph…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to restore their server from Bare Metal Backup image created with Windows Server Backup feature. As an example Windows 2012R2 is used.
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012. Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now