Start-SwitchProtection

Start-SwitchProtection

Runs on the secondary DPM server to switch protection for a set of data sources.

Syntax

Start-SwitchProtection [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> -Datasource <Datasource> [-Async <SwitchParameter>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Start-SwitchProtection cmdlet is run on the secondary DPM server to switch protection for a set of data sources.

Parameters

-ProtectionGroup

The name of a protection group.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

true

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Position?

0

-Datasource

A Windows file system share or volume, Microsoft SQL Server database, Microsoft Exchange storage group, Microsoft SharePoint farm, Microsoft Virtual Machine, DPM database, or system state that is a member of a protection group.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

true

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Position?

named

-Async

Allows the user to indicate that the cmdlet should run asynchronously. This is useful with cmdlets that take a long time to complete. The control returns to the user immediately after the operation starts. The progress of the operation is communicated to the user periodically. This is useful when building a GUI using cmdlets. It is not used when working with the DPM Management Shell.

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 Start-SwitchProtection -detailed".
    For technical information, type "Get-Help Start-SwitchProtection -full".

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

Examples