Support Tip: Moving a DPM protected machine using Certificate Based Authentication from a domain to workgroup causes Consistency Checks to fail

Consider the following scenario: In your environment you have a Windows domain controller, a computer running System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) and one member server. You are using Certificate Based Authentication (CBA) for the domain member and the domain member name is MemberServer.Contoso.Com. Note: The proper steps are followed to setup CBA as… Read more

How to use certificates to authenticate computers in workgroups or untrusted domains with Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 supports protection of computers in workgroups and untrusted domains using local accounts and NTLM, however in scenarios where an organization does not allow creation of local accounts this solution does not work. System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager (DPM) now allows you to use certificates to authenticate computers in… Read more

DPM 2012 – Certificate Based Protection

  DPM 2012 provides the capability to protect Workgroup computers and computers in untrusted domains using Certificates for the purpose of authentication. If you are already using DPM 2010, you have the ability to protect machines without trust by using NTLM based authentication and local accounts. While this worked, you gave us feedback that you… Read more