Restoring FPSMC


Topic Last Modified: 2010-12-13

To restore Microsoft Forefront Protection Server Management Console (FPSMC) after a system failure, restore your SQL Server database first and then reinstall FPSMC by following the appropriate installation procedure for your environment. During the FPSMC reinstallation you will be asked if you wish to keep the existing data in the database. Select Yes.

In a primary/backup scenario, if you reinstall your primary server, you must then reinstall your backup server.

For more information about backing up and restoring SQL Server databases, see the following articles: Disaster Recovery Planning for SQL Server ( and Disaster Recovery Articles for Microsoft SQL Server (