Opening the DPM Administrator Console

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

Use the procedure in this topic to open DPM Administrator Console so that you can configure and manage System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM).

For an introduction to DPM Administrator Console, see Administrator Console for DPM.

To open DPM Administrator Console

  1. Log on to the DPM server using a domain user account that is a member of the local Administrators group.

  2. On the Start menu, point to All Programs, point to System Center 2012, and then click System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM).


    If it is available, double-click the System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) icon on the desktop.

For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

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