How do I manually install DPM Agent 2012?

How do I manually install DPM Agent 2012?

In DPM Administrator Console, on the navigation bar, click Management > Agents. In the Actions pane, click Install. On the Select Agent Deployment Method page, select Attach agents > Computer on a trusted domain > Next. The Protection Agent Installation Wizard opens.

Can we backup VMware VM to tape if we are using DPM 2012 r2?

DPM cannot protect VMware VMs to a secondary DPM server. You cannot back up user snapshots before the first DPM backup. Once DPM completes the first backup, then you can back up user snapshots.

How do I update DPM agent?

Upgrading the DPM agents

  1. Open the DPM console, select Management and, on the left-hand side of the console, click on Agents . In the display pane, you will see DPM agents reporting Update Available .
  2. Right-click the agents that you want to update and choose Update from the drop-down list.

What port does DPM use?

DPM communicates with the agent coordinator on port 5718 and with the protection agent on port 5719.

How do I open DPM Admin console?

To access DPM Administrator Console remotely

  1. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click Remote Desktop Connection.
  2. In the Remote Desktop Connection dialog box, enter the name of the DPM server in the Computer box and then click Connect.

What can DPM 2012 backup?

Applications backup FAT and FAT32 aren’t supported. Volumes must be at least 1 GB. DPM uses Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to take the data snapshot and the snapshot only works if the volume is at least 1 GB. Volume, share, folder, file, deduped volumes.

How do I backup a VMware virtual machine?

To back up the virtual machine:

  1. Ensure your virtual machine is in a powered off state.
  2. Locate the virtual machine folder.
  3. Right-click the virtual machine folder and click Copy.
  4. Navigate to the folder in which you want to store the backup, right-click anywhere within the folder, and click Paste.

How do I restore a DPM server?

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  1. Install a fresh new Windows Server (same OS as previously) with the same name and IP address as the crashed DPM server.
  2. Present the existing DPM storage that was used on the crashed DPM server, to the newly installed server.
  3. Install DPM and point to the existing DPM database.

How do you recover from failure using DPM?

To restore the DPM Server:

  1. Uninstall and then reinstall the DPM application.
  2. Restore the SQL database that contains the DPM metadata.
  3. Configure the disks on the DPM server.
  4. Restore the DPM data in-place.
  5. Synchronize the DPM server with the DPM client(s).

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