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Required Configuration Tasks

Updated: April 21, 2010

Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2010

Before you can start protecting data using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM), you must complete the following configuration tasks:

  • Add one or more disks to the storage pool.

  • Configure tape libraries and stand-alone tape drives if you want to protect data on tape.

  • Install a protection agent on each computer that you want to protect.

  • Create one or more protection groups.

For more information about these required configuration tasks, see Configuring DPM ( in the DPM Deployment Guide.

See Also


Configuring DPM