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 »

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 »

Install and Configure DHCP Server on CentOS 6.x – RHEL 6.x

What is DHCP? DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol. DHCP is a standardized network protocol used on Internet Protocol networks for dynamically distributing network configuration parameters, such as IP addresses for interfaces and services. DHCP is configured in a server-client model. DHCP server is the one assigning IP Addresses to client computers on the network.… Read More »

The replica of Exchange Mailbox Database is inconsistent – Data Protection Manager 2010

Description: The replica of Exchange Mailbox Database on ExchangeServerNameFQDN is inconsistent with the protected data source. All protection activities for data source will fail until the replica is synchronized with consistency check. You can recover data from existing recovery points, but new recovery points cannot be created until the replica is consistent. Data consistency verification check failed for… Read More »

vSphere 5 ? New High Availability Agent ? FDM

Another new feature in vSphere 5 is the way it?s handled the HA process. There is no more AAM agent like in vSphere 4.1. Instead, there has been a new agent introduced which is named FDM ? Fault Domain Manager. The Primary/Secondary concept with 5 primary nodes which has been known in vSphere 4, is… Read More »