Data Protection Advisor: Top Services Topics

This document contains the list of Top Services Topics for Data Protection Advisor (DPA), identified by EMC Support as the most trending topics for the month of February 2019:


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Data Protection Advisor: How to move the Data Protection Advisor (DPA) installation to different servers?

The basic method of moving the current Data Protection Advisor (DPA) installation to a different set of servers is to install a fresh DPA installation on the new servers and then to import in a database export from the old DPA setup. 


Data Protection Advisor: Agent fails to connect to DPA after agent install, agent.log has FTL error: Registration was explicitly denied by the server - shutting down

An optional enhancement to DPA , allows a password to be set for agent registration with the application server. If this is set on the application server then all agents must have this password set on them to register.


DPA: Data collection for DD is timing out even though timeout values have been set to the maximum[1]

The DD status collection for DDOS 6.0 and above collects DDBoost storage unit info from the SNMP request. This request is starting an SFS dump when it requests the Storage Unit data with OID 1.3.6.1.4.1.19746.1.12.4.1.1.2


Data Protection Advisor: No DPA reports are gathered after successful data collection of Avamar.

All Avamar requests are completed successfully. Job Monitor request is also showing 0.30 KB of data collected but, the DPA reports are coming empty.


DPA not sending scheduled reports via email

The Mail server was rejecting the DPA Application server SMTP requests.  


Data Protection Advisor: Estimated Protected Backup Capacity Details report not reporting VMs after upgrading to DPA 6.3

Estimated Protected Backup Capacity Details report is not reporting VMs after upgrading to DPA 6.3  


DPA: DPA Reports getting hung and not generating properly

Scheduled reports stop generating, causing the UI to become unresponsive by freezing or getting hung up.  

 


DPA: How to create custom dashboard and add group of users for custom Dashboard.

DPA: How to create custom dashboard and add group of users for custom Dashboard.


Data Protection Advisor 6.4 : DPA APP server hangs or crashes periodically.

DPA APP server hangs or crashes periodically.  

 


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