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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 by Steve Buchanan

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DPM general maintenance

There are many things that will come up when maintaining a DPM server. We will cover some best practices in regards to maintenance.

Restarting the DPM server

When the time comes for you to restart your DPM server, you should check a few things first to make sure you don't cause any issues with DPM. You should check the monitoring task area in DPM for jobs that are running and take note of scheduled jobs.

You don't want to restart the DPM server if a scheduled job is about to kick off during the restart time. If there is a shadow copy creation or replica creation job that is scheduled to start you will want to postpone your restart until after these jobs finish. If a restart happens during the shadow copy creation or replica ...

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