Data Protection Mgr Posts

Kicking the tires: Enabling throttling of the connection between DPM 2012 SP1 and Azure (#SCDPM, #Azure, #SYSCTR)

During a recent blog post, I used the DPM integration with Azure to backup some of my content in my home lab to the cloud. Pretty soon after I started my backup, the complaints started coming in from the other users of this Internet connection. Quotes included “Why is NetFlix so slow?”, and “Who’s taking […]

System Center 2012 SP1 Eval VHDs available for download!

Evaluation VHDs available the day SP1 goes GA… Very nice timing on this one! The link for VMM that is on the site doesn’t seem to be working at this time.   System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 – Operations Manager – Evaluation (VHD) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36424 System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 – Configuration Manager – […]

Evaluate System Center 2012 SP1

The evaluation VHD’s are now available to download from MS.  System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager – Evaluation (VHD) System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 – Service Manager – Evaluation (VHD) System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 – Operations Manager – Evaluation (VHD) System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 – Orchestrator – Evaluation […]

System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 (UR3) has been released!

Yesterday it was announced that System Center 2012 Update Rollup 3 (UR3) had been released. UR3 has updates for the following three System Center 2012 products. System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 (KB2751230) System Center Operations Manager 2012 (KB2750631) System Center Service Manager 2012 (KB2750615) The following KB has information on UR3 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2756127 Link to […]

QuickTricks: Where are the DPM 2012 management packs? (#SCOM, #SCDPM, #SYSCTR)

Looking for are the DPM 2012 management packs? They do not currently appear in the online management pack listings available though the OpsMgr console or as party of the System Center Marketplace. They are located on the DPM 2012 Media in this location: :\SCDPM\ManagementPacks\en-US After importing : For full functionality you should consider the following: […]

FAQ: Is System Center 2012 compliant or certified on FIPS and FISMA standards from the US Federal Government?

I did some research this week around System Center 2012 security compliance to these US Federal security standards for a potential project, and I wanted to share the response I received from Microsoft. This has come up for me a couple of times in certain industries as a required area of compliance. Question: Is System […]