Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager
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 install DPM 2012 R2.
Install System Center 2012 - DPM — Follow the steps to install DPM 2012.
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.
If you encounter any issue when installing DPM, see Troubleshoot setup and server issues for troubleshooting suggestions.