Protecting your SharePoint farm using System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010

“Certainly, you can use DPM 2010 to protect the content databases within the farm, and there is goodness in DPM 2010 such as auto-protection of new content databases within the farm and the one-click setup for farm content protection. But there are a few other aspects of the SharePoint farm that you need to consider […]

“Certainly, you can use DPM 2010 to protect the content databases within the farm, and there is goodness in DPM 2010 such as auto-protection of new content databases within the farm and the one-click setup for farm content protection. But there are a few other aspects of the SharePoint farm that you need to consider when planning comprehensive protection and full-farm recovery. So, what will you need to do above DPM 2010? The real answer lies in how you’ve your farm configured and what kind of applications and collections you’re using. This focuses on SharePoint 2010 protection in DPM 2010 but the ideas can easily go backwards to earlier versions (although some of the features like auto-add are specific to DPM 2010),” writes Microsoft. This section provides information about how System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2010 protects servers running SharePoint. All information in this section pertains to Microsoft SharePoint 2010 products, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007, and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 & SP Search unless otherwise specified.

More info: Managing Protected Servers Running SharePoint