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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

Announcing Microsoft Virtualization Jump Start Training Videos!

First published on MSDN on Apr 28, 2011 Microsoft Learning hosted another new and exclusive Jump Start virtual training event – Microsoft Virtualization for VMware Professionals . We are thrilled to announce availability of the HD-quality video recordings – FREE ... 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
New Storage Management, Optimization, and Security Features in DPM 2016 UR4

New Storage Management, Optimization, and Security Features in DPM 2016 UR4

First published on TECHNET on Oct 24, 2017 System Center 2016 Data Protection Manager can backup key workloads such as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, file servers, clients and VMs running on Hyper-V or VMware. With Modern Backup Storage and RCT based ... continue reading

SC 2016 DPM UR4: Migrate Backup Storage in 3 simple steps

First published on TECHNET on Oct 24, 2017 SC 2016 Data Protection Manager (SC DPM) is an enterprise backup solution, which gives you the ability to backup workloads as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, System State, Files and Folders, Hyper-V & VMWare ... continue reading
Azure Recovery Services Vault Management - performing a vault swap

Azure Recovery Services Vault Management – performing a vault swap

First published on TECHNET on Aug 08, 2017 In this blog post I will address some of the questions we’re receiving from customers regarding Azure Backup and Recovery Services vaults. We will focus on one of the most common Azure ... continue reading
Monitoring Large DPM Deployments with SCOM

Monitoring Large DPM Deployments with SCOM

First published on TECHNET on Jul 06, 2017 DPM can backup a variety of workloads as SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, Hyper-V VMs, File Servers, among others. One way to monitor the DPM servers centrally is using SCOM. In this blog, our ... continue reading
How to increase DPM 2016 replica when using Modern Backup Storage (MBS)

How to increase DPM 2016 replica when using Modern Backup Storage (MBS)

First published on TECHNET on Apr 14, 2017 There may be circumstances where the replica volume for a protected data source is under allocated or a very large increase of protected data results in synchronization or recovery point job failures ... continue reading