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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010

Steve Buchanan

A practical step-by-step guide to planning deployment, installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 with this book and eBook
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849682022
Paperback360 pages

About This Book

  • A step-by-step guide to backing up your business data using Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 in this practical book and eBook
  • Discover how to back up and restore Microsoft applications that are critical in many of today's businesses
  • Understand the various components and features of Data Protection Manager 2010
  • Gain valuable insight into using Data Protection Manager through the author's real world experience
  • The author, Steve Buchanan has contributed to a Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 poster which you can download here.

Who This Book Is For

If you are a Network Administrator, System Administrator, Backup Administrator, Storage Administrator or IT consultant who wants to effectively back up your business data using Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010, then this book is for you.

A good understanding of operating systems and backup devices and network administration is required. However, prior knowledge of Data Protection Manager is not necessary.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: DPM Overview
What is DPM?
Cons of DPM
DPM pricing
DPM feature set
What makes DPM different from other back up solutions
Chapter 2: Planning For Your Backup Needs
Why back up?
Assessing your backup needs
Integrity of backups and testing restore
Disaster Recovery
Planning DPM deployment
Chapter 3: Installation
Installing Single Instance Store (SIS)
Installing DPM
Migrating from DPM 2007 to DPM 2010
Chapter 4: Configuration
Required configurations
Optional configurations
Chapter 5: Administration
DPM structure
DPM Administrator Console
DPM general maintenance
DPM reporting
Managing DPM performance
Chapter 6: Configuring DPM to Back Up Servers and Clients
Configuring DPM backup on servers
Protecting computers in workgroups and untrusted domains
Configuring DPM backup on clients
Chapter 7: Backing Up Critical Applications
Protecting Exchange with DPM
Protecting Hyper-V with DPM
Protecting SharePoint with DPM
Protecting SQL Server with DPM
Protecting ISA Server 2006 with DPM
Chapter 8: Recovery Options
General recovery
Bare Metal Backup and Recovery
Restoring critical applications with DPM
Chapter 9: Offsite, Cloud, Backup and Recovery
DPM offsite backup
DPM cloud backup
Chapter 10: DPM PowerShell
DPM Management Shell
Chapter 11: Troubleshooting and Resources
Troubleshooting DPM
DPM resources

What You Will Learn

  • Learn how to develop a backup solution strategy
  • Install, configure, and administer Data Protection Manager 2010 effectively
  • Learn how to back up and perform bare metal recovery of Windows servers using Data Protection Manager
  • Discover how to back up and restore critical Microsoft applications such as SharePoint, SQL, Hyper-V, Exchange, and ISA 2006
  • Understand what is available for Data Protection Manager Offsite, cloud backup, and recovery options as well as how to configure them
  • Master PowerShell to perform tasks with Data Protection Manager
  • Troubleshoot common Data Protection Manager Problems
  • Configure and use SQL service self-recovery
  • Learn how to configure and use client protection in Data Protection Manager
  • Protect clients and servers in untrusted domains or in workgroups

In Detail

Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 is a backup and recovery solution that provides continuous data protection of the Windows environment and file servers to seamlessly integrated disk, tape, and cloud storage.

This practical, step-by-step tutorial will show you how to effectively back up your business data using Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 and how to plan, deploy, install, configure, and troubleshoot Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 as a standalone product. The book focuses on Microsoft best practices as well as the author's own real-world experience with Data Protection Manager.

The book starts by providing an overview of DPM and the relevant planning that is required for your backup needs, before moving on to installing DPM. Then it dives deep into topics such as DPM Administrator console and Task Areas, configuring DPM to function, configuring DPM backup on servers, backing up critical applications, recovery options, and DPM offsite backup and recovery, amongst others.


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