Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager

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Protect new VHDX in VM with Microsoft DPM

I have a MS DPM 2012 R2 (Update 3) environment set up, backing up a Hyper-V 2012 R2 virtual machine from a 2-node cluster. There are about 90 recovery points for this Hyper-V VM already. I have now ...
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DPM Protection Groups & SQL Server

I've been tasked with moving our backup solution from standard sql backups to DPM backups. We have a fairly standard setup. Transaction logs backed up every 15 minutes. Daily backups which expire ...
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Backup server (System Center 2012 DPM Admin Console) Disk Missing

My backup server was recently powered off by an employee who was unaware of what they were doing. When I powered it back on, I entered the admin console to see that all of the volumes that were ...
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DPM - Monitoring is green, Protection has error and Latest rec point is old. How do I interpret that?

How do I read the DPM info in this case? Monitoring says Failed but Protection shows Ok while having a Latest recovery point from last year. Under Monitoring tab I have Failed for Source ...
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Is it possible to use Microsoft Data Protection Manager without clients being registered in DNS?

TL;DR -- Is there any way to get Microsoft DPM 2012 R2 back up domain clients that don't exist in DNS? We've got a (maybe) unique setup where our domain clients pull IPs from a DHCP that assigns them ...
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Hyper-V running out of MAC addresses? Any known issue?

Since some days for a customer of mine Hyper-V requires static MAC addresses to be assigned. Starting a VM with a dynamic MAC address results in a start errir; "No available MAC address for network ...
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Data Protection Manager -

I've just assumed ownership of Microsoft DPM, version 2012, SP1 (v4.1.3426.0) It is currently doing successful backups on a couple of SQL servers. However it is supposed to be backing up some ...
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Can't open DPM 2012 Console

I've got a DPM 2012 SP1 installation running on Server 2012 with a locally installed SQL Server 2008 R2 10.50.4000.0. DPM was an upgrade from DPM 2012 RTM, via an intermediary upgrade to DPM 2012 CU3, ...
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DPM exceeds threshold of 90%

We currently have a setup with 3 devices : Dell MD3200i san, disk group created 6TB. Hyper-V Guest with DPM installed, iSCSI disk attached as a passthrough disk. Physical Hyper-V host, has the iSCSI ...
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iSCSI devices added to storage server during DPM 2012 SPI backups

We have a Windows Server 2012 Failover cluster running a number of virtual machines. Storage for the cluster is provided by a Windows Storage Server 2012 instance and mapped to the nodes via iSCSI. In ...
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DPM thinks tape drives needs cleaning while info from driver doesn't

I have a Quantum Superloader 3 directly attached to a backup server running DPM 2012 R2 on Windows Server 2012 R2 fully updated. I have a problem where DPM keeps giving an event ID 3308: DPM could not ...
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Agents are unavailable after Domain Admin reset

I use System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 to backup my servers. Yesterday when I changed my Domain admin account password, I saw in Administration Console/Monitoring that says: Agent Not ...
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DPM2010 / Windows 2012 - DCOM errors communicating with all agents

I just installed DPM 2010 on a Windows 2012 machine. Everything appears fine but then I try attaching an agent and the server can never communicate with any agent. I tried installing/uninstalling ...
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TFS 2012 Backups w/DPM

I have a few servers running (mixture of 2012 and 2012 R2) and am playing with Microsoft's DPM as a backup solution. One of the things it complained about during installation was ensuring the SQL ...
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DPM 2012 recovery point always shows “0KB used”

Quick question - why does it always show 0KB used against each of our protected volumes on DPM 2012? My understanding is that the replica volume contains the current full replica of the volume (F: ...
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Get progress report of DPM replica creation

Is there a way to display the progress of the initial creation of a replica in DPM 2012? For a large volume, it could take several days so some idea of how far through it is would be useful.
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Microsoft DPM 2012 - Clear Failed Jobs

I've been testing DPM 2012 during the last month and after lots of struggles, I've finally got it working since 10 days with no issues. Now, since this will become a production server, I would really ...
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System Center Data Protection Manager - DPM

I just stood up a SCDPM 2012 SP1 server and I am having an issue pushing an agent. I suspect that it is a firewall issue in the datacenter, between different subnets, but I am trying to verify that. ...
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What is the disk fault tolerance in Data Protection Manager 2012

I've installed System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1, created a Storage Pool assigning five hard disks. What would happen if one of those drive suddenly crash and become totally useless? Is ...
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Is it possible to backup an SQL Database hosted on an Azure VM, to our internal DPM2012?

I've got an SQL database on an azure VM (non domain) that i'd like to backup to our internal DPM 2012 server. I've installed the DPM agent on the Azure VM, setup DCOM to use only the ports 5000 to ...
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DPM 2010 inconsistent replica all the time

We are having problems to backup a Windows 2003 server using DPM 2010. We are backup about 40GB data but the replica will just use 90MB. it always reports the replica is inconsistent. The latest ...
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Excluding a SQL File Group from DPM Backup

I have numerous SQL 2012 databases that are being backed up by Microsoft's Data Protection manager (DPM) 2012. However, in each of these databases there is a specific file group that contains a large ...
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Recommended disk array for backup use with SCDPM? [closed]

I am trying to create a new disk array that will have two purposes: Archiving data long-term nightly backups This is replacing 10 TB configured across several consumer grade USB disks, Backup ...
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Data Protection Manager and SQL

We are currently using Data protection manager 2012 SP1 to back up our medical records database in SQL Server 2008 R2. The database server is running Windows Server 2008 R2 as a virtual machine with ...
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DPM 2012 running powershell script in task scheduler

I'm having a problem running a custom PS script I created to attach systems into the console. My PS script works when i'm running it interactively in the DPM Management Shell. I was referencing this ...
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DPM 2012 cannot create offsite backup of Exchange 2010

I am using System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager installed on a Windows Server 2012. I use the Azure DPM agent to upload offsite backups to Azure. I have an issue with Exchange 2010 (running in ...
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DPM 2010 Confusion

Ok, I'm very confused when it comes to DPM 2010. I have numerous physical and virtual machines (running Hyper-V), connected to a SAN via iSCSI and they are clustered. With DPM 2010, I want to be ...
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Unable To Remove DPM Agent

I have installed the DPM 2010 Agent on a windows server 2003 that act as a Secondary AD , now since it was depromoted i'm unable to get DPM to work. According to this : ...
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MS DPM - Slow performance of consistency check

I have a fileserver with an 8TB volume for which MS DPM is doing a consistency check, its now running 16 hours and it is probably less than 30% through the volume. Why is that so slow? My MS SQL ...
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How to auto mark tape as free in DPM 2012?

I have a backup server running System Center Data Protection Manager 2012, connected to a couple of tape drives (no library). I also have, of course, some tapes. Tape rotation is manual. The tape ...
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How to enable hardware VSS backups on a Clariion AX4-5i array?

I have a Hyper-V (2008 R2) cluster connected to a Clariion AX4-5i storage array (via iSCSI). The virtual machines are backed up using System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 running on a different ...
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DPM 2012 - recovering files - How?

Having installed DPM 2012 and created a protection group with a server and selecting a folder on that server when I come to do a recovery it seems I have to recover the whole folder. Am i missing ...
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Can I run SCVMM 2012 and SCDPM 2012 on the same server?

We have a small environment where a dedicated System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 server is used to back up everything; the server has no performance problems and plenty of hardware resources ...
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Active Directory disaster recovery with DPM

I have a sort of catch-22 question here. Suppose I'm using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (2010 or 2012, it works the same way) to backup, amongst various other things, my Active ...
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Server 2008 R2 not visible in DPM 2007

I have a Dell PowerVault DP600 running Data Protection Manager 2007 on a Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 OS. The unit was delivered by Dell in this configuration. It has worked wonderfully for years, ...
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DPM 2012 Self Service Recovery tool

Trying to get DPM Self Service Recovery tool to work. i've installed the SSRT on client computer, but when i try to connect to the DPM Server i get an error ID:33107 Connection refused by DPM Server ...
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DPM 2010 End User Recovery Failing

I have DPM2010 installed and I am using End User Recovery. I did not initially set it up. It is working for a few folders and on the DPM server in Share and Storage Manager I can see the shares in ...
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Why is not DPM 2012 treating my tapes as free even if they should be?

I have a DPM 2012 server (but I've heard the same behaviour happens with DPM 2010) I'm using to backup my environment; it's connected to a single tape drive (no library), so tape rotation is manual. ...
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Restore more than 250 files using DPM 2010 and PowerShell

I've got what should be a fairly simple task: restore the following files from DPM: D:\inetpub\wwwroot\*\index.* I followed the instructions in this TechNet wiki and pretty much thought I had it. ...
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Setting up SMTP server (Windows 2008 R2) to use with Microsoft Data Protection Manager

DPM is installed on one of our servers - namely Datacenter. Essentially, there is no Exchange server in the domain, so we wanted to setup our own SMTP, and use a gMail account to forward ...
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DPM Disaster Recovery

I'm using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (2010, currently evaluating 2012) to backup my environment, and I have two questions about the disaster recovery process in the event of a ...
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DPM 2010 iSCSI Mirror

We're using DPM 2010 for exchange backups, The backup Disk(s) are iSCSI attached drives from multiple NAS boxes. We'd like to mirror iqn.2009-07.com.example.example:RAID.iscsi4.vg0.iscsi05 onto ...
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Why does co-locating data use so much storage space?

I'm currently evaluating Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010. When creating a new protection group, I can select to co-locate the client data in the storage pool. Now, the ...
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DPM 2010 has allocated 100% of our storage pool. What are our options?

Data Protection Manager 2010 has allocated 100% of our storage pool. We currently have all our protection groups set to 'automatically grow the volumes' [checkbox]. As we were trying to add a ...
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Use Microsoft DPM 2010 with Azure or Amazon S3?

Does anyone know of any software that hooks up with Microsoft's DPM 2010 or even the new 2012 to ship data to cloud storage providers like Azure or S3? We utilize D2D backups today but want a more ...
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Can DPM 2007 back up virtualized Domain Controllers?

I'm reading this article on caveats and best-practices for running DCs in VMs. It states that the only way to back up a virtualized DC would be to use Windows Server Backup on the guest, due to ...
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DPM 2010 - Performance when backing up Hyper-V Cluster

At my company we are backing up about 150 Hyper-v VMs in an Hyper-v cluster using CSVs (Windows 2008 R2). The space used by these VMs is about 18TB on SAN storage and 1GB network. We are using DPM ...
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Can't delete server from DPM console

I made a mistake installing a DPM agent on one of my servers. I installed it as if it were on an untrusted domain, using the -isNonDomainServer option. This succeeded, even though the server was the ...
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Can DPM 2010 protect computers in a trusted domain when there is no forest trust relationship?

Scenario: DPM 2010 is installed in a domain in a forest, while the servers to be protected are installed in a different domain in a different forest. The two domains are child domains in their ...
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library recognization fail on DPM 2010

I have a tape library SONY AIT 150 GB SCSI drive(D81 library). the tape drive recognized by DPM 2010. But when i install the changer, again it shown as a stand alone drive on DPM2010 console. i have ...