DPM backup of Exchange databases can fail because of Exchange circular logging

Just a quick note on an issue we’ve seen a time or two here in DPM product support.  Backup administrators who have scheduled System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) backups for Microsoft Exchange databases might run into backup failures if circular logging is turned on for those Exchange databases. In such cases, DPM incremental backups… Read more

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