Installing and Configuring Data Protection Manager 2010 for Exchange Server 2010 SP2

A System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 installation includes two primary tasks: installing the DPM prerequisite software and installing the DPM application. The DPM Setup Wizard guides you through the process of specifying the DPM installation settings, and automatically installs the prerequisite software as part of an integrated DPM installation process. Important Note: DPM 2010 is… Read More »

VMware vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 and ESXi 5.1 Update 1 Released

  April 25th, VMware released vCenter Server 5.1 Update 1 and ESXi 5.1 Update 1. This release offers the following improvements: vCenter Server is now supported on Windows Server 2012 Additional vCenter Server Database Support: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Additional Guest Operating System Customization Support: Windows 8 Windows Server… Read More »

Step by Step Upgrade from VMware vCenter Server 5.0 to vCenter Server 5.1.0b

All vCenter Server Components have to be patched separately. The update process itself if strait forward and can usually been clicked through without answering much questions. Recommended Upgrade Sequence for VMware vCenter: Update vCenter Single Sign On Reboot Update VMware vCenter Inventory Service Update VMware vCenter Server Update VMware vSphere Web Client Update VMware vSphere… Read More »

How to Backup and Restore Exchange 2010 Mailbox Database with DPM 2010

DPM 2010 supports the following five types of recovery for Exchange Server 2010 mailbox databases: Recover the database to its original location: Overwrite the existing copy of the database. Recover the database to an alternate database: Restore to another database on an Exchange Server. Recover to an Exchange Recovery database: Recover to an Exchange Recovery database… Read More »