Simple backups are no longer enough. To fully protect a modern IT infrastructure, you need sophisticated data protection technologies. This comprehensive guide to Microsoft's new System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 (DPM) will help you improve your server security using this robust new software. The book thoroughly explains DPM's unique abilities, and you'll find step-by-step instructions on setting up and deployment. You'll learn how to recover critical data and monitor processes for Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint Server, Microsoft Virtual Server virtual machines, and Windows file servers and workstations.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Chapter 1: Data Protection Concepts. Chapter 2: Installing DPM. Chapter 3: Using the DPM Administration Console. Chapter 4: Using the DPM Management Shell. Chapter 5: End-User Recovery. Chapter 6: Protecting File Servers. Chapter 7: Protecting Exchange Servers. Chapter 8: Protecting SQL Servers. Chapter 9: Protecting SharePoint Servers. Chapter 10: Protecting Virtual Servers. Chapter 11: Protecting Workstations. Chapter 12: Advanced DPM. Appendix A: The Bottom Line. Appendix B: Setting Up a Lab Environment. Appendix C: A Collection of DPM Best Practices. Appendix D: Checklists. Index.
Devin L. Ganger is a technical writer and architect for 3Sharp LLC. He is a Microsoft Exchange MVP who has more than 15 years of experience managing Windows and UNIX systems, with a focus on messaging, DNS, and security. Ryan Femling, MCSE, Windows Server 2003, is an Office Systems solution specialist for 3Sharp LLC, with extensive knowledge of networking, storage, and clustering technologies.