Good news – an update has been released for Data Protection Manager 2007 (I don’t just mean the new logo) that enables you to successfully (and in a supported fashion :)) backup Windows Server 2008 machines. I’ll be honest, I was a little worried that this functionality wasn’t going to be available until the SP1 shipped for DPM, but fortunately, that’s not the case.
They’ve discussed the new capabilities in the Rollup Update on the Windows Server blog.
Specific new capabilities for Windows Server 2008 include:
Some of the other enhancements in the rollup update include:
Important – this still doesn’t support the backing-up of Hyper-V machines. This is coming with SP1, later this Summer:
There’s lots more info on the DPM blog.
You can pull the updates down from: