Monday, July 30, 2012 1:15:00 PM
The good folks at Microsoft have recently put out a three post series on DPM certificate troubleshooting, which I thought I would share. Certificates seem to be a common cause of problems, so this series of posts should help many of you.
DPM Certificate Troubleshotting:
Part 1: http://blogs.technet.com/b/dpm/archive/2012/07/23/dpm-certificate-troubleshooting-part-1-general-troubleshooting.aspx
Part 2: http://blogs.technet.com/b/dpm/archive/2012/07/24/dpm-certificate-troubleshooting-part-2-registry.aspx
Part 3:... read more
Friday, March 2, 2012 1:10:00 PM
This post is courtesy of Cameron Fuller (http://www.systemcentercentral.com/Default.aspx?tabid=143&IndexId=92048)
I recently blogged on installing Windows Server 8 Beta as a guest operating system in my SCVMM environment, and attempting to monitor Windows Server 8 Beta with Operations Manager 2012 RC. The next logical step was to investigate backing up Windows Server 8 Beta with Data Protection Manager 2012 RC and managing it with Configuration Manager 2012. Results are listed below with screenshots of the steps required:
[Images are not uploading correctly for this blog post - please... read more
Thursday, October 6, 2011 3:30:00 PM
With the Beta release of DPM 2012, there is a new installation option for a DPM Central Console. This is very exciting as finally it is now possible to mange multiple DPM servers from one location, and what is also great is that the new central console utilises System Center Operations Manager as the management platform!!
The steps below outline how to install the server side and client side components to enable the DPM central console. The server side components need to be installed first on the Operations Manager server before the client components can work. The DPM management pack will ... read more
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 11:25:00 AM
With DPM2012 Beta recently becoming publicly available, I thought I would share my installation experiences. There are few components to DPM2012 that can be installed, but in this post I wil focus on installing just the DPM server.
After downloading the media, run "setup.exe" from the DPM2012_BETA_FullBuild folder.
When the spash screen opens, click Data Protection Manager under the Install heading. Usually I would suggest running the pre-requisite checker first, however this does not work in this Beta build.
As usual with MS products, the screen you'll be presented with is the... read more