Start-DPMCreateCatalog

Creates a catalog for a data source.

Syntax

Start-DPMCreateCatalog
     [-Datasource] <Datasource>
     [-JobStateChangedEventHandler <JobStateChangedEventHandler>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [-Confirm]
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Start-DPMCreateCatalog cmdlet creates a catalog for a data source in System Center 2016 - Data Protection Manager (DPM).

A catalog is a list of all URLs in the farm. You must use a catalog for item-level recovery. In DPM, you can generate catalogs only for SharePoint farms.

Examples

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Required Parameters

-Datasource

Specifies a data source object for which this cmdlet creates a catalog. A data source can be a file system share or volume for the Windows operating system, Microsoft SQL Server database, Microsoft Exchange Server storage group, Microsoft SharePoint farm, Microsoft Virtual Machine, DPM database, or system state that is a member of a protection group.

Type:Datasource
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-JobStateChangedEventHandler

Specifies an event handler for Job.StateChanged events. Use this parameter to build a graphical user interface based on cmdlets. Do not use this parameter in the DPM Management Shell.

Type:JobStateChangedEventHandler
Aliases:Handler
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False