Thursday, February 11, 2010 9:20:00 PM
Another great new feature of DPM 2010 is the ability for to provide SQL administrators the ability to restore their own databases. Using the new Self-Service Recovery functionality, you can specify which user or group in AD can restore which databases and where they can recover them to.
What makes this even better is how easy it is to setup; open the DPM console and click "Configure self service recovery for SQL ..."
Wait for the DPM Self Service Recovery Configuration Tool for SQL Server window to open and click Create Role... .
On the Create New... read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2010 11:59:59 PM
Want to see videos on how to use DPM or how DPM works?
Well you can see all the MS videos at TechNet Edge, just follow this link http://edge.technet.com/Tags/DPM/. This link will display everything tagged with DPM so if any new videos are published, they should appear on this page !
MVP System Center Operations Manager
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 5:15:00 PM
As there is no central console for managing multiple Data Protection Manager servers, I like to use PowerShell wherever possible when performing DPM tasks. Recently I had the need to restore a share so what better time to write another script. :-)
There is a good script at http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/ScriptCenter/en-us/68f52621-2086-40ed-905b-60c9eabe6337 which will restore all shares and volumes within a protection group to a network share but what if you want to just recover a single share. To do this you need to make use of the RecoveryPointForShares parameter with the... read more
Friday, February 20, 2009 4:59:08 PM
Are you new to DPM or want to learn the fundamentals? If you are, here is a good technical introduction from the DPM team at Microsoft.
I strongly reommend taking an hour and watching the video. Happy viewing !