Add-ChildDatasource

Add-ChildDatasource

Adds a data source or a child data source to a protection group.

Syntax

Add-ChildDatasource [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-ChildDatasource] <ProtectableObject> [[-Online] <SwitchParameter>] [-PassThru <SwitchParameter>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Add-ChildDatasource cmdlet adds a data source or a child data source to a protection group. A child data source refers to folders on a protected volume.

If you add a data source that was excluded using the Remove-ChildDatasource cmdlet, the exclusion is over-ridden.

Parameters

-ProtectionGroup

The name of a protection group.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

true

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Position?

0

-ChildDatasource

A data source that can be protected individually. For example, a folder in a file system.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

true

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Position?

1

-Online

With Add-ProtectableObject: Indicates that the protectable object must be also protected with DPM Online.
With New-RecoveryPoint: Indicates that the recovery point must be created on DPM Online.
With Remove-DatasourceReplica: Indicates that data retained on DPM Online must be deleted.
With Remove-ChildDatasource: Indicates that the protectable object is removed from protection on DPM Online.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Position?

2

-PassThru

The -PassThru parameter can be used with many commands in DPM to return a related object in cases where there is no default output. Using the PassThru parameter allows such cmdlets to be part of a pipeline.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Position?

named

-CommonParameter

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug, ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, and OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Input and Return Types

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet. The return type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Notes

  • For more information, type "Get-Help Add-ChildDatasource -detailed".
    For technical information, type "Get-Help Add-ChildDatasource-full".

    Additionally, any updated information about the cmdlet will be available at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=95130.

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

$pg = Get-ProtectionGroup -DPMServerName "TestingServer" 
$mpg=Get-ModifiableProtectionGroup $pg[0] 
$po = Get-Datasource -ProductionServer $pg 
Add-ChildDatasource -ProtectionGroup $mpg -ChildDatasource $po[8]

This command adds a child data source to a protection group.