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All you need to know about Windows Server at Ignite 2019

Ready, set, go! The Windows Server team is ready to make sure you are set up for success at Microsoft Ignite 2019. Our experts are busy preparing technical content for breakout sessions, theater sessions and hands-on-workshops. You'll find the schedule ... continue reading

Backup of a Replica VM

First published on TECHNET on Apr 24, 2014 This blog post covers the scenarios and motivations that drive the backup of a Replica VM, and product guidance to administrators. Why backup a Replica VM? Ever since the advent of Hyper-V ... continue reading

Event ID 5120 in System Event Log

First published on MSDN on Feb 26, 2014 When conducting backups of a Windows Server 2012 or later Failover Cluster using Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV), you may encounter the following event in the System event log: Log Name: System Source: ... continue reading
Faster VMware Backups with SC 1801 DPM

Faster VMware Backups with SC 1801 DPM

First published on TECHNET on Feb 27, 2018 Given the diversity of your workloads running in on-prem data centres and in the Azure public cloud, Azure Backup gives you an array of options to meet your data protection needs. With ... continue reading
How to Manually Create a SQL Replica in DPM 2012 R2

How to Manually Create a SQL Replica in DPM 2012 R2

First published on TECHNET on Mar 21, 2017 There may be circumstances where creating SQL replica automatically over the network may not be possible due to network bandwidth constraint between DPM server and SQL server(situations where DPM and protected server ... continue reading

Announcement: Protect your Server 2016 workloads with Enhanced Security

First published on TECHNET on Feb 28, 2017 System Center Data Protection Manager (SC DPM) is an Enterprise backup solution, providing App Consistent backups to workloads as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange and File Servers, running in Physical or Virtualized Environments. In ... continue reading
How to perform a manual initial replica on DPM Modern Backup Storage

How to perform a manual initial replica on DPM Modern Backup Storage

First published on TECHNET on Feb 07, 2017 DPM can backup a variety of workloads as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, Hyper-V VMs, File Servers, among others. While doing so, DPM creates an initial replica of the data, and takes the following ... continue reading
Support Tip: DPM recovery point or consistency check for a protected VMware VM fails with FileFaultFault error

Support Tip: DPM recovery point or consistency check for a protected VMware VM fails with FileFaultFault error

First published on TECHNET on Jan 16, 2017 ~ Maanas Saran | Program Manager | Microsoft When DPM attempts to make a recovery point or run a consistency check for a protected VMware virtual machine (VM), the job can fail ... continue reading

System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 End of Support

First published on TECHNET on Jan 10, 2017 Product support for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 will reach its end of support date in 12 months. If you are using this version, please upgrade to a newer version ... continue reading

How to use certificates to authenticate computers in workgroups or untrusted domains

First published on TECHNET on Jan 10, 2017 ~ John Clyburn | Senior Consultant | Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager (DPM 2012 R2) supports protection of computers in workgroups and untrusted domains using local accounts and NTLM, ... continue reading