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DPM 2010 Storage Pool

Another DPM 2010 question!

I'm trying to understand the DPM 2010 configuration that we use in our company. Nobody does at the moment, and it's not running ok, so i want to understand it and configure it the way it should be.

The storage pool configured on the DPM server contains 3 disks, as shown in the picture;

Storage Pool
When i take a look at disk management, i see this;

DPM Disks
Can someone explain this configuration for me?

Are all the volumes on the disks, volumes for all the protected servers?
We have a SAN connected to the network. Are the disks something like storage on the SAN?
Do i need more then one disk in the storage pool, or could i use only 1 larger disk?
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The 3 storage pool disks are physical disks presented to the DPM server, most likely from a SAN. That correlates to Disk 1, 2 and 3 the operating system can see in Disk Management.

DPM will carve out dynamic volumes, which you can see in Disk Management, as it protects a server.

You don't need more than one disk in the storage pool; you could use either multiple or a 1 larger disk (in your example it looks like DPM is using all of the 3 storage pool disk presented to it).
SvenIAAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your reply.
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