Installing DPM

Published : April 8, 2005 | Updated : August 17, 2005

Installation of Microsoft® System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) involves installing Microsoft® Windows Server™ 2003 with Service Pack 1 (SP1), and then using the DPM Setup wizard to install the DPM application and the DPM prerequisite software. This chapter specifies the system requirements for the DPM server, and provides instructions for installing DPM. The chapter also provides instructions for repairing and uninstalling DPM, and for troubleshooting issues that can arise during DPM installation.

In This Chapter

      Components of a DPM Installation

      DPM Requirements

            Network Requirements

            Supported Operating Systems

            DPM Server Role

            Hardware Requirements

      Installing Windows Server 2003

      Installing DPM

      Repairing DPM

      Uninstalling DPM

      Troubleshooting DPM

            Manually Installing Prerequisite Software

            Resolving Errors