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Data Protection Manager Database Backup fails with Invalid Command

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Data Protection Manager | 0 comments

Data Protection Manager Database Backup fails with Invalid Command

From time to time you need to backup your DPM Database manually. I used to simply run the command DpmBackup.exe -db But when I tried now I only got the error Error: Invalid command -db. There are a lot of posts out there covering this issue, telling you should include the -instanceName Parameter in the command but this didn’t help me at all. After a while I added some more parameters and finally I found the following working for me: DpmBackup.exe -db -sqlServerName localhost -instanceName MSDPM2012 -dpmDbName...

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Error in Data Protection Manager 2012 after installation of Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in Data Protection Manager | 0 comments

Error in Data Protection Manager 2012 after installation of Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1

On July, 23 2013 Microsoft released Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 containing Data Protection Manager version 4.1.3415.0. After the installation of this update rollup on DPM 2012 I could not update the agents from the DPM console. Protection agent version: 4.1.3408.0 Error: Data Protection Manager Error ID: 301 The protection agent upgrade failed because the protection agent is not installed on {servername}. Recommended action: To upgrade the protection agent: 1) In DPM Administrator Console, in the Management task area, on the Agents tab, select the computer on which...

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Data Protection Manager 2012 Setup: Error 4309 while installing SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

Posted by on Jul 5, 2013 in Data Protection Manager, SQL Server, Uncategorized | 3 comments

Data Protection Manager 2012 Setup: Error 4309 while installing SQL Server 2008 R2 SP1

I just needed to do a fresh installation of Microsoft System Center 2012 Data Protection Manager SP1 on a fresh Windows Server 2012. I went throug all steps of the installation wizard, installed all prerequisites and started the installation. But then I got this error: The Data Protection Manager installation did not complete successfully. For details, click the Error tab. The SQL Server installation failed. All changes made by the SQL Server installation to the system were rolled back. Manually install SQL Server. For instructions, see “Manually Installing Prerequisite Software”...

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Configuration error in SharePoint 2013 Product Preparation Tool

Posted by on Mar 20, 2013 in Sharepoint Server | 1 comment

Configuration error in SharePoint 2013 Product Preparation Tool

While running the SharePoint 2013 Product Preparation Tool on Windows Server 2012 I got this error: There was an error during installation. The tool was unable to install Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role. […] Application Server Role, Web Server (IIS) Role: configuration error. […] You can simply fix this by installing .NET Framework 3.5 Features from Server Manager before running the Product Preparation Tool: After this step make sure to specify the source location (by clicking Specify an alternate source path) of the installation files (usually D:\sources\sxs)...

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DPM 2012 SP1: Protection Agent cannot be installed

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in Data Protection Manager | 0 comments

DPM 2012 SP1: Protection Agent cannot be installed

When trying to manually install a Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Data Protection Manager Agent you may receive this error: Protection Agent cannot be installed on machine where DPM is installed This problem occurs when you’re trying to install the agent from …\DPM\Agents\RA\4.1.3333.0\… folder. Try installing the SP1 RTM agent first by navigating to …\DPM\ProtectionAgents\RA\4.1.3313.0\… After installing this version you can apply the update from the first folder or from DPM Management...

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System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager: Datawarehouse configuration failed to install

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in SC Operations Manager, SQL Server, Transact-SQL | 1 comment

System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager: Datawarehouse configuration failed to install

While installing Microsoft System Center 2012 SP1 Operations Manager I got following error: In the log I could see that Setup could not create the Datawarehouse database: EXEC(@sql);: Threw Exception.Type: System.Data.SqlClient.SqlException, Exception Error Code: 0x80131904, Exception.Message: CREATE FILE encountered operating system error 5(Access is denied.) while attempting to open or create the physical file ‘E:\SQL\Data.mdf’. CREATE DATABASE failed. Some file names listed could not be created. Check related errors. I have a standalone SQL 2012 SP1 server (SQL) and a Windows...

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