Seeding a Deduplicated Storage Policy

  • 5 February 2023
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Has anyone ever transferred their initial baseline backup between two sites using an available removable disk drive (Seeding a Deduplicated Storage Policy).   We are looking like may have to use this method to get a good AUX copy for some remote sites.  How did it go? did you have any issues?  Thanks for your input.

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Yes seeding DDBs is done common.  Here is the documentation on seeding a Deduplicated storage policy.

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There is also a workflow to make this a little easier, described here: