Data Protection Manager

Data Protection Manager 2010 Overview Poster

The Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 Overview poster was made to give an overview and quick reference to DPM’s components, architecture, and DPM protection scenarios. It consists of system requirements, licensing, architecture, supported workloads, storage types, design questions, DPM diagrams, disaster recovery scenarios and DPM within the System Center family. Authors of this poster include: […]

DPM 2007 Daily Maintenance Script

By Jeff Graves (OrcsWeb), This powershell script will query the DPM 2007 database for alerts and addresses the four most common. Replica disk and Recovery Point Volume threshold exceeded, Replica is inconsistent, and Recovery Point creation failed. The script takes 4 optional parameters:   replicaIncreaseRatio - Percentage of existing replica disk size to increase (ie. 1.1 increases by […]

DPM 2007 Exchange Recovery Point Export Script

This Powershell script will Restore the latest recovery point for all Exchange storage groups within specified protection group to a network folder. This script is intended to run as a scheduled task to dump these recovery points to disk. This allows another backup system to back the data up to tape. This script exports recovery […]

Data Protection Manager 2007 Storage Calculator

In order to assist customers in designing their storage layout for Data Protection Manager 2007, the DPM team have put together a calculator that focuses on outlining the storage capacity requirements for DPM based on a set of input factors. The calculator uses all the recommendations outlined in Several of the planning documents for DPM and […]

SQL Recovery Point Restore Script for SCDPM

This Powershell script for System Center Data Protection Manager script will Restore the latest recovery point for all SQL databases within specified protection group to a network folder. Please test thoroughly before use in a production environment. Rename with a .ps1 extension