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Perform post-upgrade steps

Updated: June 25, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Data Protection Manager

After upgrading to System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM), note the following:

  • You must upgrade all of the protection agents. This operation does not require a restart of the protected computer.

  • After upgrading the DPM server and the protection agents, all of your data sources will be marked as inconsistent. Upgrade the respective protection agents, and then perform a consistency check.

  • Reconfigure tape library sharing.

To perform an agent upgrade by running the DPMAgentInstaller.exe

  1. In the SCDPM folder of the setup DVD, open the Agents folder, and then copy DPMAgentInstaller_x64.exe and DPMAgentInstaller_x86.exe to a network share.

  2. Log on to the protected computers, navigate to the network share, and then run the appropriate DPMAgentInstaller.exe command.

    Only agents that are running version DPM 2010 can be upgraded to System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM). For agents that are running any other version, you must uninstall the agent, and then install the System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) agent.

To configure secondary protection

  1. On the secondary DPM server, launch the DPM Agent Installation Wizard.

  2. Select Install Agents.

  3. Select the primary DPM servers that the secondary DPM protects.

  4. Complete the protection agent installation.

See Also

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

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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