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Protection for Clustered Servers

Updated: November 1, 2008

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2007

DPM 2007 supports shared disk clusters for file servers, Exchange Server 2003, SQL Server 2000, and SQL Server 2005. DPM 2007 supports both non-shared disk clusters and shared disk clusters for Exchange Server 2007.

For DPM protection agent installation, when you select a server that is a cluster node, DPM notifies you so that you can choose to install the protection agent on other nodes in the cluster as well.

End-user recovery is available for both clustered and nonclustered resources on clustered file servers.

On planned failover, DPM continues protection. On unplanned failover, DPM issues an alert that a consistency check is required.

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