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Monitor Data Protection Manager with SCOM

System Center Operation Manager (SCOM) is able to monitor Data Protection Manager. SCOM enables to monitor DPM status, protection group health or storage pool states. To monitor DPM in SCOM, just follow these three steps: Import DPM management packs in SCOM; Install central console on Management server; (Optional) Install central console on your console servers. Import DPM management packs in ...

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Use a dedicated network for Data Protection Manager

Make a backup consumes a lot of bandwidth especially when Bare-Metal protection is used. This is why dedicated network are used to avoid network congestion on the production network. Data Protection Manager is able to use a dedicated network to make backups. But it is little touchy because DPM needs DNS resolution of servers on the dedicated network. Usually on ...

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Protection groups in Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a Microsoft backup solution. The configuration of this backup solution is based on Protection Groups. A protection group contains several data sources that share same configuration such as backup duration (Short-term or Long-term), retention range etc. DPM can store backup on disk (disk-to-disk or D2D), on library tape (disk-to-tape or D2T) or on ...

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