The Official System Center Data Protection Manager Team Blog

Your official source for all the latest news and tech tips for System Center Data Protection Manager.

Tested hardware VSS provider table

System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 tested hardware VSS provider for backup of Virtual machines deployed on Clustered Shared Volumes The table below contains the list of VSS hardware provider tested to be compatible with DPM for protecting virtual machines deployed on clustered shared volumes (CSV). The fact that a VSS hardware provider for a… Read more

DPM 2007 Rollup Update — NOW AVAILABLE

We are very excited to announce that the ‘Rollup Update’ for System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 is now available. There are new workloads to be protected, as well as new features in this update, including: Windows Server 2008 support Run DPM2007 Server on a Windows Server 2008 platform Protect Windows Server 2008 – including… Read more

New KB Article for DPM 2006 SP1

A New KB article for DPM 2006 SP1 is now available.   KB922510 discusses how to resolve error 2043 in the newest Service Pack. http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=922510   Regards, Jon Jentzsch… Read more

DPM hotfixes via Microsoft Update

Our first Update (KB 910330) is now LIVE on Microsoft Update.   Steps for opt-in to Microsoft Update: 1. Visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate     2. Click Start Now3. On the Review the license agreement page, click Continue.4. Click Install.     Note: –  You may not be prompted to install the Microsoft Update software if this software… Read more

Hotfix: Short File Name & Access Denied issues

We recently released a hotfix for an issue related to short file name issues and “access denied” error. The KB associated with the same is: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=906881   (906881) – You may receive an “Access Denied” error message when you use the synchronization with consistency check feature in Data Protection Manager and you are running Windows… Read more

910330: Hotfix for shadowcopies getting overwritten

We recently released a hotfix for an issue related to missing shadow copies. The KB associated with the same is:http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;910330 (910330) – Described a problem where stored shadow copies are overwritten even if there is sufficient storage space allocated for shadow copies in Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006. You must install a hotfix… Read more