Plan for DPM server deployment
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager
Planning deployment of your System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager (DPM) servers includes a number of steps:
Estimate how many DPM servers are required—Estimate how many DPM servers you need in accordance with data source limits, and learn about options for scaling DPM.
Decide where to locate DPM servers—Learn about location requirements.
Plan for the DPM SQL Server database—Learn about SQL Server options for the DPM database.
Plan for DPM deployment with Operations Manager
Plan for DPM security—Learn about firewall requirements, installing anti-virus applications on the DPM server, and configuring DPM user permissions.
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