Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager
You can deploy DPM to protect SharePoint farms, external SQL Server databases, and folders that include farm customizations.
SharePoint databases using AlwaysOn can be protected from DPM 2012 R2 with Update 5 onwards.
You can’t protect SharePoint databases as a SQL Server data source. You can recover individual databases from a farm backup.
You’ll need to be running at least System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager to protect SharePoint 2013.
You set up SharePoint protect as follows:
For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.
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