Data Protection Manager
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2
System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager is the third component to be upgraded. If applicable, install Service Management Automation, upgrade Orchestrator and upgrade Service Manager before you upgrade System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager.
Data Protection Manager Upgrade Sequence
Put all Data Protection Manager servers into an Operations Manager maintenance mode
On the computer hosting the Orchestrator Deployment Manager, uninstall the IP for System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager.
Upgrade Data Protection Manager using the procedures outlined in the Upgrade Guide for DPM.
Post–Data Protection Manager Upgrade
On the computer hosting the Orchestrator Deployment Manager, install the SP1 version of the Data Protection Manager IP.
Take the DPM servers out of maintenance mode.
Make sure that the following connections with Operations Manager continue to function:
DPM central console client-side component connector
Make sure that the Configuration Manager agent continues to function with Configuration Manager.
Make sure that the DPM IP continues to function with Orchestrator.
Make sure that DPM can continue to backup all items previously targeted prior to the upgrade.