How to Install Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010

In this blog we will learn how to install Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010. Everyday Administrators deal with backing critical data. Although the product is pretty old, however there are many scenarios which can be shared. To start with lets begin with installation (Basics).

Prerequisites

Hardware

Software

Network

Scenario

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Member Server)

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 (Domain Controller)

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Download Microsoft DPM 2010 from here and keep all four files in the same location as shown Below.

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Figure 1.1 : Keep all 4 files in the same location.

Post running Part1.exe the setup should start automatically. It is doesn’t then run the setup manually by clicking setup.exe.

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Figure 1.2 : Install DPM Wizard

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Figure 1.3 : I Accept the license terms and conditions

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Figure 1.4 : Welcome Screen

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Figure 1.5 : Prerequisites Check

In figure 1.5 Single Instance Store (SIS) component is not installed. This can either be install manually or we can let the DPM installation to install it automatically. Restart is required.

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Figure 1.6 : Prerequisites Installation completed.

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Figure 1.7 : Product Registration

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Figure 1.8 : SQL Server Settings.

If you have installed SQL Server 2008 then use the existing instance of SQL Server 2008. If not, let the setup install for you.

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Figure 1.9 : Security Settings.

In figure 1.9 enter the password. Now my scenario it’s the same default Administrator account is used, however in real time you have to create a separate account for Backup Admins, since changing password can cause the SQL Server Agent Service to fail. Do not change this password.

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Figure 1.10 : Microsoft Update Option

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Figure 1.11 : Customer EIP option

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Figure 1.12 : Summary

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Figure 1.13 : SQL Server 2008 SP1 Setup

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Figure 1.14 ; SQL Server 2008 SP1 Tools and Workstation Components

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Figure 1.15 : Setup completed successfully

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Figure 1.16 : DPM Admin Console

Will continue writing blog on DPM 2010 and on how to protect Exchange Server.

More to come on Data Protection.

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Happy Learning

Sunder

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