KB: You receive "Unknown error (0x80040e37)" in System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 when you try to create recovery points for SQL Server or SharePoint databases

Here’s a KB for DPM 2012 that actually came out a few months ago but somehow slipped through the cracks and never got a mention here on our blog. It resolves a lot of questions we get around here so I wanted to make sure everyone was aware of it. If you get a minute… Read more

DPM Blog: Now on iPhone, Android and Windows Phone

If you liked the original System Center Blogs app that was published last year for Windows Phone and Android, you’ll be happy to know that both apps have now been updated, plus there is a new version now available for iOS. The updates include bug fixes and feature additions as well as a current list… Read more

Support Tip: Optimized ILR feature of DPM 2012 for SharePoint recovery fails with clustered SQL server

An attempt to use the new Optimized Item Level Recovery (ILR) feature of System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) for SharePoint recovery with a clustered SQL server as the instance specified as the location to "temporarily stage content database prior to recovery" in the DPM Recovery Wizard fails with the following error: The recovery… Read more

KB: SQL 2012 AlwaysOn protection in Data Protection Manager fails with Internal error code 0x80990F75

This Knowledge Base article talks about an issue where attempting to protect a SQL Server AlwaysOn AG using DPM 2012 fails with error 0x80990F75: Symptoms When attempting to protect a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group (AG) using System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM), the job fails with the following error: The DPM job failed… Read more

KB: SharePoint item-level recovery fails when the site collection name contains a space in System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where SharePoint item-level recovery fails when the site collection name contains a space. ===== Symptoms Assume that you perform an item-level recovery on a Microsoft SharePoint site in System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010. Additionally, assume that the site collection… Read more

HOTFIX: Hotfix rollup package 7 for System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

This article describes the issues in Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 that are fixed in hotfix rollup package 7 for System Center DPM 2010. This hotfix rollup resolves the following issues: When a Microsoft SharePoint site collection name contains a space, SharePoint item-level recovery fails in System Center Data Protection Manager 2010…. Read more

System Center 2012 SP1 Beta downloadable evaluation VHDs Now Available

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Beta – Installable Bits (if you want to do that instead of VMs) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34607 App Controller – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34781 Operations Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34780 Orchestrator – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34778 Service Manager – Service Pack 1 Beta http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=34777 Virtual Machine Manager –… Read more

DPM Support Tip: ID 41 Details: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it (0x8007274D)

When trying to restore to a Recovery Database (RDB) you may get an agent timeout with the following error message: ID 41 Details: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it (0x8007274D) You may also see errors in the Exchange Application event log for VSS like this one: Log Name: Application… Read more

DPM Support Tip: Reporting fails with "implementation is not part of FIPS validated cryptographic algorithms"

When opening Reporting Services Configuration Manager, the Web Service URL and Report Manager URL fails with the following error: Reporting Services Error An internal error occurred on the report server. See the error log for more details. (rsInternalError) Get Online Help Exception of type ‘System.Web.HttpUnhandledException’ was thrown. This implementation is not part of the Windows… Read more

KB: Creating protection for Hyper-V VMs on Windows Server 2012 fails with Internal error code 0x809909E2

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where using DPM 2012 SP1 to create a protection group for a Hyper-V workload that is running on Windows Server 2012 fails to complete. ===== Symptoms When using System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) SP1 to create a protection group… Read more