How to enable Tape collocation and Library Sharing after applying the Data Protection Manager 2007 Feature Pack – KB949779.

After installing KB949779 which is the new DPM 2007 Feature Pack, you have the ability to enable to new tape based media capabilities. This provides improved flexibility for tape based backups in your DPM 2007 environment. Tape media sharing – so that multiple protection groups with similar tape retention periods can now share tapes. This… Read more

Installing SCVMM Portal to x64 Windows – Fatal Error during installation ID: 205

  When installing the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 Self Service Portal on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows, you may encounter a Fatal Error if IIS is configured to run in 32-bit mode. This issue occurs when installing the SCVMM 2007 Self Service Portal on a 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows when IIS… Read more

Data Protection Manager 2007 – Important information for using ESEUTIL when configuring Exchange Server Protection.

In Data Protection Manager 2007, when configuring a protection group for protection of Exchange data for the versions that DPM supports (Exchange Server 2003 w/SP2 or higher and 2007), you are given an option to enable execution of ESEUTIL.EXE against those Exchange data sources you wish to protect. When enabled, DPM performs ESEUTIL consistency checks… Read more