how to perform one time backup using DPM2019

ShadQadir 0 Reputation points

we do have dpm 2019 on windows server 2016 for backing up data ,shares vm...etc now i have a huge amount of different types of data that need to be backed up once on tape .my question is : how can i use dpm to preform one time backup for those files(not included in regular protection groups)?

Microsoft System Center
Microsoft System Center
A suite of Microsoft systems management products that offer solutions for managing datacenter resources, private clouds, and client devices.
885 questions
Windows Server Backup
Windows Server Backup
Windows Server: A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.Backup: A duplicate copy of a program, a disk, or data, made either for archiving purposes or for safeguarding valuable files from loss should the active copy be damaged or destroyed.
461 questions
Not Monitored
Not Monitored
Tag not monitored by Microsoft.
37,140 questions
0 comments No comments
{count} votes

1 answer

Sort by: Most helpful
  1. Hania Lian 10,016 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    To perform a one-time backup for files not included in regular protection groups using Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2019 on Windows Server 2016, you can follow these steps:

    Open the DPM console:

    Launch the DPM Administrator Console on the DPM server.

    Create a new protection group:

    In the DPM console, go to the “Protection” workspace.

    Click on “Create” and select “File Server” as the workload type for the protection group.

    Specify data source:

    In the “Select Group Members” window, select the file server or the specific folders or shares that contain the data you want to backup.

    Choose backup method:

    Select the “Tape” option as the backup method. This will allow you to perform a one-time backup directly to tape.

    Specify tape options:

    Configure the tape library, if not already configured, and select the specific tape where you want to store the one-time backup.

    Schedule backup:

    Set the backup frequency to “Once,” which will ensure that DPM performs a one-time backup of the selected data source.

    Best Regards,

    Hania Lian


    If the Answer is helpful, please click "Accept Answer" and upvote it.

    0 comments No comments