Alternate Data Paths

Last post 10-15-2018, 10:36 AM by Strangedays. 3 replies.
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  • Alternate Data Paths
    Posted: 09-11-2018, 5:04 AM


    I have this resource:

    - site A with MA_A and DiskLib_A with GDP_A

    - site B with MA_B and DiskLib_B with GDP_B

    - multiple storage policy SP_SITE_A_xxx (that are dependent from GDP_A)

    I wish to obtain this:

    1) in the primary copy of my storage policy the preferred path MA_A/DiskLib_A and the alternate path (if preferred is not available) MA_B/DiskLib_B

    2) in the secondary copy (synchronous) the preferred path MA_B/DiskLib_B

    is this configuration feasible?


    Many thanks

  • Re: Alternate Data Paths
    Posted: 10-05-2018, 10:25 PM
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    Yes, possible but bad design and no not really feasible with CV dedupe. A design I don't ever implement.

  • Re: Alternate Data Paths
    Posted: 10-12-2018, 5:44 AM

    Hi Mark

    why do you doesn't suggest this configuration?

    how can I achieve a similar result?



  • Re: Alternate Data Paths
    Posted: 10-15-2018, 10:36 AM

    Hi Mark

    so isn't possible to have another Data Path to the DiskLibrary if the storage policy it's configured with dedup? even if the alternate Data Path would write data without dedup?

    The only solution would be to have a partitioned DDB with 2 Media Agent?



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