Error 207 – No such interface supported 0x80004002 after installing DPM SP1

We have seen several calls from people who are getting this error after installing SP1 for DPM2007.  An Unexpected error occurred during a VSS operation. ID 207 Details: No such interface supported (0x80004002) Recommended action: Retry the operation This can occur when trying to create new Protection Groups, running Consistency Checks, etc. The following appears… Read more

Top Issues for Microsoft Support for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

Hyper-V Beta released as part Windows Server 2008. The final release of Hyper-V happened shortly after the Windows Server 2008 release and can be downloaded here. After a few months of supporting customers, we now have enough case data to report on the top issues being reported for Hyper-V. The issues are categorized below with… Read more

How to Expire Tape Recovery Points in DPM 2007

  When running System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 and utilizing the DPM tape libraries capability for protection, it may be necessary to expire tape recovery points prior to “Expires On” date. Tapes which have unexpired data cannot be marked as free from the UI in the DPM Administrators console but sometimes (esp. while testing)… Read more