Category: DPM

Update Rollup 3 For DPM 2012 SP1 Is Fixed

It was widely reported that UR3 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Data Protection Manager had problems.  This was yet another bad update from Microsoft, providing ample evidence that you should not download/approve MSFT updates until they are at least 1 month old; why should you be the sucker that tests for Microsoft? A…

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Licensing DPM 2010

Two of the System Center products that are generally available have unusual licensing.  System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 is one of those 2 unusual ones. Typically for an installation you will buy: A server license: For example System Center Operations Manager, optionally with SQL Server – and don’t forget the Windows to run it…

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More on Private Cloud Academy

I presented session 2 in the Private Cloud Academy series last Friday in Microsoft Ireland.  That event focused on SCVMM 2008 R2 with SP1, Virtual Machine Servicing Tool 3.0, and Operations Manager 2007 R2 with PRO integration (with SCVMM).  It was a very demo driven session.  I had 25 slides but I probably only used…

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How to Backup Hyper-V with DPM 2010

There is a chapter in my book (by my co-author) on it so I won’t dwell too much time on this subject.  Microsoft released a brochure for Data Protection Manager 2010 and how to use it to backup Hyper-V.  Here’s the readers digest version: You can install an agent in the VM, like you would…

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System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Documentation

Some documentation has been published by Microsoft for DPM 2010: Planning a System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Deployment Deploying System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Data Protection Manager 2010 Operations Guide Data Protection Manager 2010 Troubleshooting Guide Wonder why I post this stuff?  Because I can find it more easily on my blog than…

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Data Protection Manager 2010 Webcast

I joined this late due to a phone conference. This is a System Center Influencers briefing on Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010. The Aims Single supported solution for Microsoft workloads Single agent, no workload licensing Enterprise scalability in the 2010 release New Workload Additions Cluster Shared Volume Exchange 2010 SharePoint 2010 It supports OS’s going…

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Data Protection Manager 2010 Release Candidate

Microsoft released the RC (pre-RTM) of System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010, Microsoft’s backup solution.  As I mentioned last week, DPM 2010 includes lots of new features to simplify backups using Microsoft’s solution.  That would be the one criticism of the MS solution; 3rd party solutions seem to make it easier for the admin.…

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DPM 2010 Storage Sizing Beta

Microsoft has released a beta for sizing storage requirements for System Center Data Protection Manager 2010.  It’s 3 Excel spread sheets.  “These DRAFT storage calculators are for use with those planning DPM 2010 (beta) deployments – with specific calculators for Hyper-V, SharePoint and Exchange environments” Technorati Tags: System Center,DPM Please follow and like us: