Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 – Configure and Deploy: DPM

Data center administrators responsible for designing, installing, and configuring a private cloud infrastructure


Expected Duration
143 minutes

Protecting the private cloud is vital in order for an organization to fulfill its objectives. In this course, you’ll learn how System Center Data Protection Manager, or DPM, allows data center administrations to protect, backup, and restore their cloud infrastructure. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that can be taken in preparation for the exam 70-247 – Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud.


Planning for DPM

  • start the course
  • describe the considerations for a DPM deployment
  • recognize the different DPM backup strategies
  • recognize the different DPM storage options
  • recognize the different DPM security roles
  • recognize the required DPM components
  • describe and plan the DPM process
  • recognize the DPM protection options for end-user files

Upgrading to DPM 2012

  • recognize the requirements for an upgrade to DPM 2012
  • plan a DPM in-place upgrade
  • plan a DPM side-by-side upgrade

Installing DPM

  • recognize DPM hardware and software requirements and install DPM
  • configure a storage pool for DPM
  • deploy DPM agents to domain and workgroup computers
  • deploy DPM agents using certificate-based authentication

Protecting the Private Cloud Using DPM

  • create and configure a DPM protection group
  • configure SQL Server protection using DPM
  • restore SQL Server data using DPM
  • configure and perform self-service recovery for SQL data
  • recognize the options for protecting Hyper-V hosts and guests with DPM
  • configure DPM protection for Hyper-V servers
  • recover virtual machines and virtual machine files using DPM
  • configure DPM self-service recovery for end users

Practice: Configuring DPM

  • configure DPM





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