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  1. File-level restore from online recovery point for vmware backup

    Item/file-level restore from vmware snapshot backups is only possible from short-term disk recovery points. Please add the option to restore a single file from a online recovery point instead the need of restoring the whole VM.

    17 votes
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  2. DPM and Azure Backup Server - Reduce the severty of the alert ID 33344

    This alert is about skipped backups due to the last disk backup already backed to cloud.
    The severity of this alert should be modified, from critical to warning.

    20 votes
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  3. Feature Request: DPM-Azure Recovery Vault

    We want to have a feature where if we upgrade DPM Server including Storage, we really to continue with Incremetal job not Full backup job because it actually doubled our data in Azure and that is a pain fro cost point of viw

    3 votes
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  4. Selecting a recovery point in SCDPM does not indicate when there are Azure RPs.

    The dates on the calendar in DPM Recovery can not be selected when there is an Azure RP available. Showing all RPs will show the Azure RPs and they can be recovered from there.

    2 votes
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  5. Enabling Online Backup on a Secondary DPM Server

    We would like to enable Online Backup on a secondary DPM Server.
    The Scenario is the following:
    We have several small branches connected to a Datacenter using MPLS connection, the branch offices do not have direct Internet access, the Internet access is shared through the Datacenter.
    We have one DPM server in each site and a secondary DPM server in the Datacenter, therefore we would like to enable Online Backup to Azure on the secondary DPM server and not on the primary.
    This is very important scenario that is holding back the customer to use Azure as Offsite/secure location.
    Thank…

    7 votes
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  6. BMR for DPM or something to backup the config Storage Pools for MBS

    When using MBS, you probably created storage pools.
    However when your system dies, you may have your SQL backed up but lose your storage!
    Because that config of the storagepools is lost.
    Something like BMR or Windows Config backup would be nice.

    2 votes
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  7. Support pagefile and file exclusions with hyper-v backup in SCDPM

    current Set-DPMGlobalProperty -HyperVPagefileExclusions is not up to par when compared to other backup solutions. It is very labor intensive and very inconvenient to deploy and manage.

    14 votes
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  9. Exchange 2016 support with SCDPM 2016

    Please bring official support of backing up the newest version of Exchange with the newest version of SCDPM.

    8 votes
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  10. Add an option to auto-protect new datasources to Online backups in DPM and Azure Backup Server.

    Add an option to auto-protect new datasources to Online backups in DPM and Azure Backup Server.

    Currently SQL auto-protect might add new DBs to local protection but those datasources will not automatically be added to Online protection. An Admin may not notice and Online protection is missed.

    5 votes
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  11. MARS failure after 2016 RU2

    After installing RU2 on DPM 2016 Servers, I can't edit PGs that have Online protection. The error (attached) states that the MARS agent is out of date. It's version 2.0.9062.0 which is the latest available as of 5 mins ago. Online Recovery Point jobs seem to be working properly.

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  12. Network bandwidth throttle VMware backup

    I would like the capability to bandwidth throttle VMware backup in the same way that we are able to throttle the DPM agent on Windows servers.

    6 votes
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  13. SCDPM support for 3rd party applications VSS writers

    Enable support for 3rd party applications VSS writers, like Oracle.

    10 votes
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  14. multi restore

    Restore multiple Sql Server Databases
    SQL Multi-restore – DPM only allows single SQL restores so if you lose an entire SQL instance with 100 DBs, this results in 100 separate restores to be configured.

    10 votes
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  15. Rename SQL files during restore

    DPM already allows you to restore a DB to the same SQL instance as the original DB, except using a new DB name. However, it doesn’t let you specify new file names for the DB files. So we want to restore “DB1” to the same SQL instance while using the name “DB1Test”. However, we are blocked due to the underlying files already existing for “DB1”. To work around, we would need to 1) restore to a different directory, 2) detach the DB, 3) rename the files, 4) copy them to the original \MSSQL\Data directory, and 5) attach the new

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  16. DPM Protecting NAS / CIFS shares

    DPM to Offer Protection for NAS / CIFS shares

    118 votes
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  17. DDBoost support

    It would be great if DPM had DDBoost support or any option to use a Deduplication Appliance \ Storage.

    3 votes
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  18. DPM to Protect SQL 2014 using CSV as storage

    With SQL 2014 it can now be deployed on Cluster Shared Volume as storage. DPM needs to protect SQL 2014 with CSV as storage.

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  19. multiple DPM Storage Pools

    I would like to have multiple storage pools. Then it is possible to assign exlusive LUNs for a protection group.
    This saves very much time in managing protection groups with many datasources / now I have to use custom volumes.

    2 votes
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  20. NetApp

    Provide direct data backup options for NetApp and other SAN appliances in DPM.

    6 votes
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