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Chose the disk you need to remove, right-click on this and select Remove .
Remove the physical disk and install the new physical disk.
Once the new disk is installed go back to DPM Management and add the
new disk to your storage pool. If you need the steps for this again please refer
to Chapter 4 .
NOTE : Neither moving a DPM to a new domain nor
renaming a DPM server should ever be done; this is not
supported by Microsoft.
Reporting is important when it comes to back ups. It is useful to know how your
backup environment is doing because back ups are critical to business continuity. We
are going to look at DPM reporting in this section.
Monitoring with reports and alert notifications
The purpose of DPM reporting is to provide backup administrators with a way to
pull reports on a DPM server. This helps an administrator know the health of their
DPM has both new and historical reporting. New reports are current reports that you
can pull on the fly. Historical reports are reports that are scheduled to run at a later
time. DPM reports are generated by SQL Reporting Services. SQL Reporting Services
is also the tool that collects the data for the reports. This is why SQL reporting is
required as a part of the DPM installation. There are several types of DPM reports
that you can view to gain an understanding of what's going on with your DPM
The following is a list of the DPM report types and what they are used for:
• Disk utilization report : This provides an overview of your disk capacity,
allocation, and usage of disk space in the DPM storage pool.