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Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2010 by Steve Buchanan

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Configuring DPM backup on clients

DPM 2010 has improved the client backup management and experience. Client back up consists of backing up desktops and laptops. The backup has even been improved for remote clients that are not connected to the network very often. As a DPM administrator you can configure the client and control what is backed up. You also have the option of letting the end-users control their own backup.

The DPM client utilizes the Previous Versions feature that is seen in Windows Vista and Windows 7. DPM creates a local copy of protected data and a remote copy on the DPM server. DPM can protect client computers that are either 32 or 64 bit. The following are the operating systems that are supported by DPM:

  • Windows XP SP2 or later ...

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