Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
Use the Security Settings page of the Setup Wizard for System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) to assign a strong password to the restricted MICROSOFT$DPM$Acct and DPMR$<computer name> local user accounts. For security purposes, DPM runs the instance of Microsoft SQL Server and the SQL Server Agent service under the MICROSOFT$DPM$Acct account, which DPM Setup creates during the installation. To securely generate reports, DPM creates the DPMR$<computer name> account.
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Type a strong password for the MICROSOFT$DPM$Acct and DPMR$<computer name> accounts. The password that you provide does not expire.
DPM sets the system administrator (SA) password for the instance of SQL Server to the same password that you specify for the MICROSOFT$DPM$Acct account.
Type the password again to confirm it.
After you enter and confirm the password, click Next.
Other ResourcesTroubleshooting DPM installation issues
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