Exchange 2010 clusters can be protected by multiple DPM servers

I like to draw attention to something that may not be well known and surprise some. You probably are familiar with the ‘rule’ that all protected hosts within a cluster must be protected by the same DPM server! This is does not apply to Exchange 2010 and is formally documented here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff399324.aspx. You still get… Read more

System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Hyper-V protection: Configuring cluster networks for CSV redirected access

Just a quick heads up on a new System Center Data Protection Manager KB article we published this morning.  This one talks about configuring cluster networks for Cluster Shared Volume (CSV) redirected access: ===== Summary When System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 (DPM) is protecting Hyper-V guests using the Microsoft Software Shadow Copy provider (the… Read more

How System Center Data Protection Manager works with EFS encrypted files

Just a heads up on a new DPM 2010 Knowledge Base article we published this morning.  If you’re protecting encrypted files using System Center Data Protection Manager  then you’ll want to check this one out: ===== Summary This document aims to clarify how System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) handles encrypted and unencrypted files during… Read more

New video: TMG Setup for DPM Communication

This video covers troubleshooting DPM communication to and from a TMG server.  In the video we verify that we have connectivity, then we break the communication between the two and walk through the steps needed to be performed on the TMG server in order to allow successful communication once again to the TMG server. We… Read more