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Data Protection Manager


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1

System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager (DPM) is third in the list of upgrade precedence.

Data Protection Manager Upgrade Sequence

  1. Put all DPM servers into an Operations Manager maintenance mode

  2. On the computer hosting the Orchestrator Deployment Manager, uninstall the IP for System Center 2012 – Data Protection Manager.

  3. Upgrade DPM using the procedures outlined in the Upgrade Guide for DPM.

Post–Service Manager Upgrade

  1. On the computer hosting the Orchestrator Deployment Manager, install the SP1 version of the Data Protection Manager IP.

  2. Take the DPM servers out of maintenance mode.

  3. Make sure that the following connections with Operations Manager continue to function:

    • DPM central console client-side component connector

    • Management pack

    • Agent(s)

  4. Make sure that the Configuration Manager agent continues to function with Configuration Manager.

  5. Make sure that the DPM IP continues to function with Orchestrator.

  6. Make sure that DPM can continue to backup all items previously targeted prior to the upgrade.

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