This article describes the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 issues that are fixed in the Data Protection Manager 2007 hotfix rollup package that is dated August 28, 2009.
Issues addressedThis rollup addresses the following issues:
Issue 1When you create or modify a protection group, file shares on Windows Server 2008 failover clusters are not listed.
Issue 2When you restore a SharePoint site that is configured to use a host header, an incorrect SharePoint site is restored.
Issue 3You cannot protect Exchange 2007 storage groups when the mailbox server names are subsets of one another in a cluster.
Issue 4Tape backup jobs that span multiple tapes may fail with the following error:
Issue 5The DPM service may crash when you protect a mirror SQL database that is between an instance of SQLof the stand-alone kind and an instance of SQL of theclustered kind. Additionally, the following error is logged in the DPM Alerts event log:
Issue 6You cannot protect data sources on a cluster that uses the GeoCluster disk resource type.
Issue 7Data Protection Manager 2007 cannot protect the content databases if Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Service Pack 2 is configured to connect to a content database by using a SQL Server alias. Additionally, the following error is logged:
Issue 8Consistency checks fail, and you receive the following error message:
Issue 9If multiple tape libraries are connected to the DPM server while a full inventory is performed on the libraries, the tape drives within the tape libraries may become offline.
Issue 10The DPM Administrator console may crash when you modify the tape backup options in the modify protection group wizard.
Issue 11Unprotected directories are not deleted from the replica volume when there are protected file shares on the volume
Issue 12It may take more than 15 minutes to modify a protection group or the disk allocation.
Issue 13DPM service crashes may not be captured by Watson reports or Event logs.
Issue 14A single failure in a detailed tape inventory fails the "Corrective action" job.
Issue 15If Library Sharing is enabled and a fast inventory is performed while a tape drive is offline, the DPM service may crash. Additionally, the following error is logged in the DPM Alerts event log:
Issue 16When you view the Libraries tab in theManagementsection and the Library Sharingsetting is enabled, the DPM Administrator console may crash.
Issue 17The DPM protection agent crashes and jobs fail. Then, you receive the following error message:
Issue 18The DPM service may crash after an unhandled SQL exception occurs. Additionally, the following error is logged in the DPM Alerts event log:
Issue 19Detailed inventories can raise alerts for failure on each slot. If you have set many slots, too many alerts may be raised. Additionally, alertsare raised for each slot when you cancel the library detailed inventories. To prevent these alerts from being raised, set the registry as follows after you apply the update:
determine whether the DI jobs failed or succeeded in the jobs view.
Issue 20The DPM service may crash if the MediaSequenceNumber attribute of the tape is not found. Additionally, the following error is logged in the DPM Alerts event log:
Issue 21The DPMLA service may crash when the Library Sharing setting is enabled.
Issue 22The DPM protection agent crashes and tape backup jobs fail. Then, you receive the following error message:
Issue 23If a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 farm is configured by using a fully qualified domain name (FQDN), consistency checks or initial replication fails with error 0x80042308:VSS Object not found.
Improvements and changesAdditionally, this rollup contains the following improvements or changes:
- This update introduces some performance improvements for faster and more detailed tape inventories.
- This update increases the SQL query time-out value for Library Sharing configurations.
Previous rollup updates that are included in this hotfix rollup packageThis update also includes the following previously released rollups for Data Protection Manager 2007 Service Pack 1:
Download informationThe following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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