Data Protection Manager – Supported Operating Systems

The following is a comprehensive list of operating systems that are supported as protected machines and/or meet the requirements to run System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007.

Important:  DPM supports 32-bit and x64-bit operating systems. DPM does not support ia64-bit operating systems.

Wndows 2008 versions require pre-installation of KB950082
Hotfix for Windows Server 2008 support in DPM 2007
this article is not yet public
contact Microsoft to receive this hotfix
http://support.microsoft.com/common/international.aspx?RDPATH=dm;en-us;select&target=assistance&c1=509

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Overviews of Windows editions are available at the following sites.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/editions-overview.aspx
Windows Server 2008

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/windowsvista/editions/default.mspx
Windows Vista

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/windowsserver/evaluate/features/compare.mspx
Windows Server 2003

 

Authors:

Thomas O’Malley
Christopher Allen
Support Escalation Engineers
Microsoft Corporation