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How to Configure Backup for Exchange 2010 using Data Protection Manager 2012

Lets see how to backup Exchange 2010 Servers  using Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2012

Note : Database Availability Group (DAG) members included

Step 1 :

Launch System Center 2013 DPM Administrator Console

Note : In this below picture DPM is configured already, let us see how to configure it


Step 2 :

Choose New in the System Center 2013 DPM Administrator Console


Step 3 :

Choose Servers


Step 4 :

Choose the Members of Servers you want to protect (backup)


Step 5 :

You can give a friendly name


Step 6 :

Skipping it.

Disk Based protection in my scenario


Step 7 :

Choose the database you want to do a full backup or Copy Backup


Step 8 :

Choose the retention range – Default Value is 14 days

-Choose Recovery point timings if required

-Choose express full backup timings

-Choose View members to verify the supportability


Step 9 :

If you plan to run a consistency check , by default it shows as 480 hours.

make sure it does not run in production hours. which will consume a bit of CPU and disk resources


Step 9 :



Now your Data Protection Manager 2012 is ready to backup your Exchange servers Everyday !

Satheshwaran Manoharan
Satheshwaran Manoharanhttps://www.azure365pro.com
Award-winning Technology Leader with a wealth of experience running large teams and diversified industry exposure in cloud computing. From shipping lines to rolling stocks.In-depth expertise in driving cloud adoption strategies and modernizing systems to cloud native. Specialized in Microsoft Cloud, DevOps, and Microsoft 365 Stack and conducted numerous successful projects worldwide. Also, Acting as a Technical Advisor for various start-ups.

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