SCDPM (Data Protection Manager)

DPM Now Protects VMware

DPM Now Protects VMware

With the recent release of the “missing chapter” for the Microsoft System Center DPM VMware Private Cloud Protection book, Microsoft has now unveiled how DPM can be used to backup and protect VMware environments. Even though the original ebook stated that concerning…

Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS) AKA DPM “Lite”

Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS) AKA DPM “Lite”

Recently, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS). It’s technically a part of Azure Backup offering, but it’s a little different. In fact, it is more like System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) “lite”. Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS), is functionally…

First Look at System Center Data Protection Manager 2016 Technical Preview 2

First Look at System Center Data Protection Manager 2016 Technical Preview 2

Microsoft recently released the Technical Preview 2 of System Center Data Protection Manager 2016: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/mt125351 Installation Going through the installation, I noticed that it is simplified a little. Notice that on the Product Registration screen, there is no longer an option for…

Data Protection Manager Remote Administration Console Error ID 948

Data Protection Manager Remote Administration Console Error ID 948

I encountered an issue with using the Data Protection Manager (DPM) console on a system that had the DPM Protection Agent also installed. Here is the synopsis.   Data Protection Manager (DPM) Configuration In my lab environment, I have deployed…

SCDPM Technical Preview in a LAB – Installation Guide (Install SCDPM)

Install System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) Technical Preview In my Lab example, I am using the following: Windows Server Technical Preview SQL Server 2014 These have been setup as per my previous guides. IMPORTANT: In order to evaluate the System Center…

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