Tag: Workaround

Restore from NDMP device mirror

HP Data Protector

I just came across an issue at customer site where Data Protector Device Mirror was used to duplicate NDMP backups. In general this is a great way to reduce the amount of time it takes to create separate sets of media at backup time. The worse thing is, this feature is not supported in Data …

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Patch Data Protector standalone client

HP Data Protector

There are cases in with you need to apply GA patches to a UNIX client and you don’t have an Data Protector UNIX IS (Installation Server) available. This is worse, because the patches are designed to update an installation server only. The following procedure will help you out. Instead of applying the patches to an …

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Quiesced Snapshots for Exchange 2010 on vSphere 5.0

Due to an upgrade from vSphere 4.0 to 5.0 some of our virtual machines stopped working in VEPA/vStorage backup sessions. I’ve noticed that a quiesced snapshot using vCenter was not possible. I was able to fix the most of them by reinstalling VMware Tools to fix some VSS inconsistencies, but an Exchange 2010 VM caused …

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Data Protector scheduling tricks

HP Data Protector

As you might have seen on Mr_T’s Blog on hp.com, there is a workaround available for the restrictions in the Data Protector scheduler. It allows you to schedule some specific points in time such as the last Friday per month which is not possible using the GUI at the moment. It you need to know …

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