Data Protection Manager

Restoring Data Protection Manager (DPM) Database onto a new server

Posted by on Jan 7, 2010 in Data Protection Manager, System Center

I’m currently using Microsoft’s Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 to provide consolidated disk based snapshots of our File Shares, Exchange, SharePoint and SQL databases.  I am in the process of upgrading our servers to Windows 2008 R2 and DPM was next on my list.  I really didn’t want to re-create the wheel and start from scratch (I have over 5TB’s worth of replicas on my Dell MD1000 and a plethora of protection groups setup). In today’s post, I will provide you with a step by step guide in restoring your DPM server whilst retaining your DPM database and DPM replicas, and also...

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