DPM 2010 Backup Error 0x800423F4

A customer reported an issue that they could not protect virtual machines running various Microsoft workloads on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Hyper-V Server.  In Hyper-V terms, these virtual machines are defined as “Child Partitions”.  More information about architecture can be found here:Hyper-V Architecturehttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc768520(BTS.10).aspx At a high level, “The Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) is…

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DPM 2010 Remote Agent Install (windows firewall settings)

I was recently tasked with setting up a DPM 2010 environment to troubleshoot a customer issue.  When attempting to deploy the DPM agent from the DPM Administrator console, I received an error 349. “An error occurred when the agent operation attempted to transfer agent installation files to <server name>.  Review the error details, take the…

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