How to install the DPM agent on a Windows Server 2008 R2 Core computer

Hello, Mike Jacquet here, and today I would like to discuss some additional configuration steps that need to be performed on Windows Server 2008 R2 Core servers during installation of the Data Protection Manager (DPM) agent. When pushing the DPM agent from the DPM console to a Windows Server 2008 R2 Core server it may… Read more

Data Protection Manager Agent Network Troubleshooting

Hi everyone, Shane Brasher here with some tips on how to troubleshoot networking issues related to the DPM Agent.  The goal of this article is not to make you a networking expert or to provide in-depth networking training, but rather provide you with basic skills and knowledge of specific tools used to assess communication problems… Read more

Resolving slow performance issues after installation of the DPM client

Hi Marc Reynolds here.  I have seen some issues lately where users of System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) protected clients have experienced slow performance on their clients after installing the DPM client. There have been two scenarios reported: 1. When booting up a DPM protected client the system is unresponsive for several minutes. 2…. Read more

How to properly configure DPM 2010 for successful client side recoveries

Setting up System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 I feel like a kid on Christmas morning! So many new features and “toys” to play with. I don’t know what to open first. Since it is something that can affect all the users here, I think I will unwrap client protection first. (Don’t you just love… Read more