DPM Backlog log

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I have a customer that has DPM 2012 installed on server 2008 R2, it has a full running version of SQL 2008. The customer can only see a report for the last 30days, in the backup log from the database. I wanted to know if I could retrieve a full years backup logs, or at least set it to do so in future.
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DPM Maximum number of log files to retain

30 by default

The current number of log files is tracked in HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Data Protection Manager: <binary>TraceLogNextNum (DWORD). This is an internal registry key and we recommend that you don’t modify it.

So per Microsoft they are advise to not make this log longer but still you can.
Just adjust this number and you're going to be OK

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