Before you install System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) read the System requirements for DPM. Then use the following procedures:
Setup prerequisites—Check the prerequisites needed for DPM setup.
Set up the SQL Server database for DPM—Follow the steps in this topic to set up a local or remote database.
Install System Center 2012 R2 - DPM—Follow the steps to get DPM 2012 R2 installed.
Install System Center 2012 - DPM— Follow the steps to get DPM 2012 installed.
Install DPM as a virtual machine on an on-premises Hyper-V server—Read this topic before you install DPM as a Hyper-V virtual machine.
Install DPM as an Azure virtual machine— Read this topic before you install DPM as an Azure virtual machine.
Install DPM on a domain controller—Follow the steps to get DPM set up on a domain controller.
Run an unattended install for System Center 2012 R2 - DPM—Follow these steps for an unattended install of DPM 2012 R2.