Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
NOTE : You will notice the disks in the image are basic disks. DPM
requires the disks that you will use with it to be dynamic disks. If you try
to add a disk(s) to a storage pool, DPM will prompt you to convert the
disk to a dynamic disk. You can see this in the following image:
DPM does not support USB disks without a work around. The work around to
use USB disks with DPM is a third-party software called Firestreamer made by a
software company named Cristalink. We will cover how to use this software under
Configuring tape libraries in the next section.
To add a disk(s) to your storage pool follow these steps:
Open up the DPM 2010 Administrator Console.
NOTE : To open the DPM Administrator Console first log onto
the DPM server. Double-click the Microsoft System Center Data
Protection Manager 2010 icon on the desktop:
Alternatively you can go to the Start menu, select All Programs .
Navigate to the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager
folder and click Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager .