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Service Pack 1 for DPM 2007 now available

9:13 am in Uncategorized by evilbart

What’s new in SP1 for DataProtection Manager 2007:

 

Service Pack 1 for Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2007 provides continuous data protection for Windows application and file servers using seamlessly integrated disk and tape media and includes the following expanded capabilities:

  • Protection of Hyper-V™ virtualization platforms, including both Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and the Microsoft Hyper-V Server, has been added to the existing set of protected workloads, building on the virtualization protection originally delivered for Virtual Server 2005.

  • Enhanced SQL Server 2008 protection, including the addition of new protection capabilities for mirrored databases, support for parallel backups of databases within a single instance, and the ability to move data from SQL Server 2005 to SQL Server 2008 for migration scenarios.

  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 receive index protection, significant catalog optimization, and support for mirrored content databases.

  • Added protection for Exchange Server 2007 Standby Cluster Replication (SCR), enabling a complete disaster recovery solution that leverages SCR failover alongside DPM point-in-time restores.

In addition to enhancing the protection of each of the core Microsoft application workloads, additional capabilities have also been introduced with the release of DPM 2007 SP1, such as:

  • Local Data Source Protection enabling the DPM 2007 SP1 server to act as a branch office server offering self-protecting File Services and Virtualization hosting within one platform.

  • Cross-Forest Protection allowing large enterprise customers with multiple Active Directory® forests to now have even more flexibility in their DPM deployments.

  • Provision for a Client DPML answers customer demand for a more cost-effective way to protect Windows XP and Windows Vista clients using the same DPM 2007 infrastructure that protects their servers.

  • Disaster Recovery capabilities within DPM 2007 SP1 now include the ability to leverage a third-party vaulting partner via the cloud (SaaS).

DPM 2007 SP1 x86    
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125991

DPM 2007 SP1 x64   
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125992

Management pack for DPM 2007:

feature Bullet Summary:

  • Centrally monitor the health and state of data protection for multiple DPM servers and protected computers.
  • In State Views, view consolidated state for protection activities in DPM at a glance. For DPM servers, view the state of database and service health, performance, and other indicators. For protected computers, view the state of connectivity, data protection and recovery operations.
  • Monitor resource usage and performance trends on DPM servers.
  • Monitor actionable DPM alerts relating to protection and recovery.
  • Through MOM alerts, monitor the status of memory, CPU, and disk resources on DPM servers, and find out about database and service failures.
  • Read Product Knowledge to get comprehensive practical information for diagnosing and resolving alerts.
  • Use tasks to diagnose and resolve problems on remote DPM servers.

 

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Alexandr Verkinderen

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System Center Dataprotector Management Pack

9:57 am in Uncategorized by mikeresseler

Microsoft released this week the DPM management pack for OpsMgr. Feature Bullet Summary: Centrally monitor the health and state of data protection for multiple DPM servers and protected computers. In State Views, view consolidated state for protection…(read more)