Manage and run DPM jobs
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager
This section describes how to work with DPM jobs, as follows:
Work with jobs—Describes how to work with jobs, including viewing jobs, retrying and canceling jobs, checking job status, specifying how jobs are displayed, and searching for jobs.
Modify the schedule for protection jobs with Windows PowerShell—Describes how to retrieve, set, or delete the schedule for protection jobs (catalog pruning and detailed inventory) using Windows PowerShell. This setting can only be configured with PowerShell.
Modify the schedule for maintenance jobs with Windows PowerShell—Describes how to retrieve, set, or delete the schedule for maintenance jobs using Windows PowerShell. This setting can only be configured with PowerShell.
The following table summarizes the types of jobs that DPM performs.
|Replica creation||Occurs when an initial replica of a data source selected for protection is being created in DPM.|
|Consistency check||Occurs when the replica in DPM is being checked for consistency with the data source on the protected computer. DPM fixes any issues that are found.|
|Synchronization||Files: Occurs when the replica in DPM is being updated with the changes from the protected computer.
Applications: Occurs when the recovery point creation job synchronizes and creates a recovery point.
|Recovery point||Occurs when a recovery point of a replica is being created in DPM.|
|Disk recovery||Occurs when data is in the process of being recovered from a disk-based recovery point.|
|Tape erase data||Occurs when data on a selected tape is erased.|
|Drive cleaning||Occurs when a tape drive is cleaned.|
|Detailed inventory||Occurs when the administrator runs a detailed inventory on a tape.|
|Fast inventory||Occurs when the administrator runs a fast inventory on a tape.|
|Tape verification||Occurs when a selected tape is verified.|
|Data copy||Occurs when selected data is copied.|
|Tape backup||Occurs when a selected tape is backed up.|
|Tape recovery||Occurs when data on a tape is recovered.|
|Copy data - tape||Occurs when data from a tape is copied to disk or to another tape.|
|Recoverable items recatalog||Occurs when a tape from another DPM server is being recataloged.|
|Tape recatalog||Occurs when a tape is recataloged.|
|Library rescan||Occurs when a library is rescanned.|
|SharePointCatalogTaskType||Occurs when running a scheduled SharePoint backup.|
|SharePointExportAndImport||Occurs when a SharePoint item-level recovery is performed.|
|StagingAreaRestore||Occurs when recovering files or applications from any folder that is located in a DPM server to a protected computer.|