Jason Buffington’s Book on Data Protection for Virtual Data Centers is now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble, but while you are waiting for the UPS Man to arrive, the DPM Content Publishing team has been hard at work on documentation to help you plan, run, and troubleshoot your installation of Data Protection Manager 2010.
Planning a System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 Deployment
This guide provides an introduction to Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 and guidance on how to plan a DPM 2010 deployment.
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Deploying System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
This guide provides step-by-step instructions for installing, upgrading, and configuring DPM 2010, and includes an introduction to the DPM user interface, DPM Administrator Console. This guide also provides step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting, repairing, and uninstalling a DPM 2010 installation.
Data Protection Manager 2010 Operations Guide
This guide provides recommendations for monitoring and managing DPM servers and tape libraries, and protected computers that are running Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows SharePoint Services, Microsoft Virtual Server, or the Hyper-V role in Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2. This guide also provides instructions for setting up protection of data on desktop computers that are connected to the network, and portable computers that are connected to the network intermittently, and for setting up disaster recovery.
Data Protection Manager 2010 Troubleshooting Guide
This guide explains the process for diagnosing request tracking and error tracing for Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010, provides troubleshooting information by product category, and includes a list of the error codes for DPM 2010.