Friday, August 13, 2010 1:15:00 PM
A query I often here is, "how can I accurately monitor DPM?", and this is actually more difficult than it sounds. If you only have one DPM server, it is quite easy to monitor the state of your backups directly but if you have hundreds of protected data sources across multiple DPM servers, you'll one one central place to monitor them. The logical place to perform this monitoring is in Operations Manager, especially as there is a DPM management pack for monitoring DPM, however there are a couple problems with this.
1. The Microsoft DPM management pack... read more
Thursday, December 31, 2009 4:40:51 PM
Why not impress your management by making DPM reports look more corporate by re-branding them.
Rather than your reports looking like this:
Have them looking something like this:
This is very easy to do as DPM reporting uses SQL Reporting Services. First open a web browser and navigate to "http://<DPM SQL Server>/Reports<Instance>", so if you performed your DPM install with SQL it would be http://localhost/Reports$MS$DPM2007$. This will open the SQL Reporting Services web page, from here click the DPMReports... read more