Announcing SC 2016 DPM with Reduced TCO of Backup

System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) is well recognized in the Industry for protection of Microsoft workloads and environments. It protects key Microsoft workloads such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange as well as virtual machines running on Hyper-V or VMware. SC DPM 2016 brings in features that delivers improvements in multiple key areas of… Read more

Support Tip: Expanding a server in the Microsoft DPM console causes the UI to crash

~ Chris Butcher | Senior Support Escalation Engineer When expanding a server using the (+) symbol to create, add or remove protection in System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager, the DPM console UI may crash. Typically when this occurs you will notice that it only happens for specific servers. The stack shows entries similar to… Read more

HOTFIX: Console crashes running inquiry after installing DPM 2012 R2 UR5 or later

After installing Update Rollup 5 (or a later update rollup package) for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 R2), when an inquiry is run on the local DPM server or on another attached DPM server for secondary protection, the console may crash. After restarting the server, the DPM UI freezes at one… Read more

Support Tip: DPM admin console fails to open and generates error ID 948

~ Dwayne Jackson | Senior Support Escalation Engineer Hi everyone, Dwayne Jackson here with a quick tip in case you ever run into an issue where the console for System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 or DPM 2012 R2) fails to open. First, check to see if your symptoms match any of those… Read more

Guided Walkthrough for Troubleshooting Data Protection Manager console issues

A Guided Walkthrough (troubleshooter) is available in the article listed below that helps identify and resolve performance and crash related issues with the System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager admin console (DPM 2012 or DPM 2012 R2). For all the details please see the following: KB3008149 – Guided Walkthrough for Troubleshooting Data Protection Manager console… Read more