Change Password of DPM SSRS account

Problem: You want to change or have already changed the DPM SQL Reporting Services account password DPMR$<DPMSERVERNAME> after initial install of DPM. Now when you try to access DPM reports you get this error: An error has occurred during report processing. (rsProcessingAborted) Cannot impersonate user for data source ‘DLS’. (rsErrorImpersonatingUser) Log on failed. Ensure the … Read more

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP2 – DPM 2012

System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 CTP2 is available for download. It makes System Center 2012 compatible with Windows Server 2012 and more. New enhancements to DPM 2012 include: Improved backup performance of Hyper-V over CSV 2.0 Protection for Hyper-V over remote SMB share Protection for Windows Server 2012 de-duplicated volumes Uninterrupted protection for VM … Read more

DPM How to Videos

Are you new to System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM)? Here is a list of some videos from that will help you get up to speed on DPM: Overview of System Center Data Protection Manager DPM 2007 SP1 — How does DPM really work TechNet Webcast: Protecting Microsoft SharePoint with Data Protection … Read more

DPM Tape management improvements

Microsoft MVP Robert Hedblom is looking for feedback on what can be improved in DPM in regards to tape management. He is at the MVP summit and could pass this feedback on directly to the DPM product group.  Act fast and post your feedback on his blog! Here is the link:

Anonymous SMTP for DPM

Setting up anonymous SMTP in DPM has been an issue for some time. Anonymous SMTP notifications don’t work even if you have your Exchange server setup correctly to receive anonymous email from DPM. Let’s step through configuring this. Here are the steps to setup SMTP in DPM that does not require authentication: 1. In DPM … Read more

Clarification of SIS-Limited on DPM

I have seen some questions regarding SIS that is installed with DPM. After doing some investigating and talking with Microsoft and some of the DPM MVP’s I can offer some clarification. The SIS-Limited that is installed on a DPM server is actually a SIS Filter driver. The SIS Filter driver is what runs on DPM. … Read more