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Adding / Removing Disk in the DPM Storage Pool

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in DPM

Adding / Removing Disk in the DPM Storage Pool

When you setup System Center Data Protection Manager, you must add some disks or tapes to the storage pool so you may take the backups as the DPM is useless without storage. You’ll need at least one disk in the storage pool before you can start protecting data. The system disk on which DPM is installed can’t be added to the pool. In this demonstration, I will be using the iSCSI connection in...

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Installing DPM Protection Agent Manually

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in DPM

Installing DPM Protection Agent Manually

In continuation to my previous post Push DPM Protection Agent – Step by Step, today I will show you how to install DPM Protection Agent Manually on the computer. There may be scenarios wherein the computer may be behind firewall or the DPM Agent is already installed on the computer. In such scenarios we can discover the computer under DPM console through Attach agents option. Selecting...

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Push DPM Protection Agent – Step by Step

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in DPM

Push DPM Protection Agent – Step by Step

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a software product from Microsoft that can provide near-continuous data protection and data recovery in both Microsoft Windows and Linux environment. It is part of the Microsoft System Center family of products and is Microsoft’s first entry into the near-continuous backup and data recovery. It uses Shadow Copy technology for continuous...

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System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 cmdlets

Posted by on Aug 3, 2016 in DPM

System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 cmdlets

There are situations wherein we need to automate the tasks and perform few activities which are not possible through GUI. Thanks to Microsoft for providing set of DPM PowerShell commands that can be used as an alternative to DPM Administrator Console to perform data protection management tasks. A DPM administrator can use DPM cmdlets to perform many of the administrative tasks that can be...

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