DPM Backup Summary Report

For some time DPM reporting has been an area within DPM that has needed improvement. Since DPM version 2007 the community has asked for improved reporting or an easy way to create custom reports to fit their needs. A quick search will yield many forum threads discussing the need for better reporting in DPM. Backup […]

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Windows Server 2003 Support Coming back to DPM 2012 R2

There hav been some grumbling since the release of DPM 2012 R2 as it dropped support for Windows Server 2003 even though Windows Server 2003 is still supported by Microsoft. You can see a glimpse of the communities feedback on this at this TechNet thread: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/c425421b-b726-4125-82fc-beae8947722c/dpm-2012-r2-agent-update-on-windows-2003-server-x64?forum=dpmsetup Many environments out there (and usually not by the […]

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System Center Universe Jedi finalists

Earlier this week System Center Universe announced the 3 finalists for the SCU Jedi contest. If you don’t know what the contest is here is the description for it: System Center Universe has a contest to give one lucky presenter the opportunity to present at the next System Center Universe conference. This lucky presenter will […]

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Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 Book Set to Release June 2013

Birmingham, United Kingdom, May 08, 2013 — Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager is a centralized data protection solution. DPM is used for data protection and recovery for Microsoft workloads. Data Protection Manager allows backup and recovery of Microsoft Workloads, including SQL Server, Exchange, Sharepoint, Client Computers, and Hyper-V. Enabling disk and tape-based backup methods, DPM also allows central management...

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New System Center Data Protection Manager email discussion list

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is being utilized in more and more places to ensure backups, redundancy, and provide for disaster planning and recovery.  And, after a great suggestion today from Erik Bennett, we’ve rolled out a new email discussion list focusing specifically on DPM. Jump out here to sign up for the new list:  http://myitforum.com/myitforumwp/services/email-lists/

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