Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager is now available

Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2016 UR1) is now available. After you install this update, you can store backups by using Modern DPM Storage technology. Using Resilient File System (ReFS) block-cloning technology to store incremental backups, System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager significantly improves storage usage and performance…. Read more

Four simple steps to backup VMware VMs using SC DPM

System Center 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.  Today, we are announcing support for protection of VMware virtual machines. This will allow enterprise customers to… Read more

Update Rollup 10 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now available

Update Rollup 10 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 R2) is now available to download. Issues that are fixed in this update rollup If you try to exclude a page file for a VM running on Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 server, DPM may still continue to back up the… Read more

Backup of Enterprise data made easier with System Center Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2012 R2 UR9 went live on 26th Jan, 2016. In the previous release, we focused on stability – in this release, we have added a slew of features to optimize on-prem and cloud backups for large Enterprise deployments. The feedback so far from customers has been very positive. Today,… Read more

Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now available

Update Rollup 9 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 R2 UR9) is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed and also contains the installation instructions for this update. Please note that this update does not require a restart of the production server if you… Read more

DPM 2012 R2 UR8: Focus on stability

System Center DPM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 8 has been out for a month now, we spent a lot of energy in this UR to focus on quality and are getting good feedback from thousands of customers who already installed the update. As a result, we have now made it an “Important Update” on Microsoft Update,… Read more

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now available

Update Rollup 8 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager has been released and is now available to download. The KB article below describes the issues that are fixed as well as installation instructions for Update Rollup 8 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager. For complete details as well as a… Read more

DPM 2012 R2 UR7 re-released

We had an issue with DPM 2012 R2 UR7 that was released on July 28th, 2015. After installing UR7, expired recovery points on the disk were not getting cleaned up, causing an increase in DPM recovery point volume. The issue is fixed now with this re-release of UR7. Please install the update via Microsoft Update… Read more

Update Rollup 7 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now available

We are happy to announce that Update Rollup 7 (UR7) for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is now available for download. Please see the following Knowledge Base article for complete details about fixes and installation instructions for DPM 2012 R2: 3065246 Update Rollup 7 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager Please… Read more

Data sources appear to be inaccurate or missing after Update Rollup 5 for System Center 2012 R2 DPM

Hello, Dwayne Jackson and Andy Nadarewistsch here. We wanted to take a minute today to detail a quick point to consider after applying Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 R2) Update Rollup 5 (UR5) and later. Issue When creating a protection group after applying DPM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 5, not all data sources may display… Read more