Get-DPMInitialOnlineBackupCreationMethod

Gets the method of initial online backup for a protection group.

Syntax

Get-DPMInitialOnlineBackupCreationMethod [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-DPMInitialOnlineBackupCreationMethod cmdlet gets the method of initial online backup for a System Center 2016 - Data Protection Manager (DPM) protection group.

Examples

Example 1: Get initial online backup method for a protection group

PS C:\> $PGroup = Get-DPMProtectionGroup | Where {$_.FriendlyName -like "MyPG"}
PS C:\> Get-DPMInitialOnlineBackupCreationMethod -ProtectionGroup $PGroup

The first command gets a protection group by using the Get-DPMProtectionGroup cmdlet. That cmdlet gets all protection groups, and passes them to the Where-Object cmdlet by using the pipeline operator. That cmdlet finds the desired group, and then stores that group in the $PGroup variable. For more information, type Get-Help Where-Object.

The second command gets the method of initial online backup for the protection group in $PGroup.

Parameters

-ProtectionGroup

Specifies a protection group for which this cmdlet gets an online backup method. To obtain a ProtectionGroup object, use the Get-DPMProtectionGroup cmdlet.

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

Outputs

Microsoft.Internal.EnterpriseStorage.Dls.UI.ObjectModel.OMCommon.InitialOnlineBackupMethod

This cmdlet generates an **InitialOnlineBackupMethod** object that contains the following properties:

- **IBMethod**. The method of initial online backup. Valid values are: Network and OfflineBackup. - **OfflineBackupParams**. The offline backup properties are the following: **StagingLocation**, **AzurePublishSettingsFile**, **AzureImportJobName**, **AzureSubscriptionID**, **AzureStorageAccount**, and **AzureStorageContainer**.