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Do not stop , go to your test enviroment patch hyper-v and DPM and Enjoy

So one of the news in UR3 to Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 is the Scalable VM Backup

This adds more scale to each DPM server ensuring backup of the VM on each host

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2966014

Features that are implemented in this update rollup
  • Scalable VM backup
    This update rollup improves the reliability at scale for Virtual Machine (VM) backups on Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012 R2 infrastructures. This feature is supported on both Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and scale-out file server (SOFS) storage configurations for VMs.
    Prerequisites

 

Ensure April Update on Everything

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So patch your test dpm servers and update the agents

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Reboot is NEEDED even on 2012 R”

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Sucess Smiley

 

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You will need to run a consistency check of all VM’s

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DPM issues a checkpoing before the CC

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After checkpoint is complete we can create a recovery point

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And we can see the snapshot being created and the deltas moved.

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and on the plus side , no more errors on the VDS Basic Provider after the upgrade , and from the testing so far no issues with ODX enabled

PATCH TEST WAIT DEPLOY in PRODUCTION