Category Archives: DPM

DPM could not enumerate one or more components for application – Error ID 963

When trying to add a Primary Backup source to my Secondary DPM Server i’ve got the following Error; Error ID: 963 DPM could not enumerate one or more components for application <Component> on protected computer <ServerName>. Every where on the internet the solutions was to check the DPM Writer on the Production Server. With no […]

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DPM 2012 Service won’t start after Reboot (Internet Access)

A collegue of my asked me for helping him with some troubleshooting. At a customer DPM console and services won’t start after a reboot and some updates that were installed. First thing on my mind was that this was caused by installed updates, but the simple solution was to give the Server Internet Access. The following services wouldn’t start: – […]

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Issue: Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machines can only be backed up using saved state

I recently came across an issue in an environment where we used DPM 2012 SP1 to backup Windows Server 2012 Virtual Machines running on Server 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster. The only option available in DPM for the VM’s was “Backup Using Saved State”. Of course this is not the preferred method for backing up a VM […]

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Database Auto-Protection Failed DPM

This error occurs when WMI is not properly working on Protected SQL servers. You can check on which server this occurs by running the AutoProtectInstances.ps1 Powershell script in the DPM Management Shell. What this script does is checking for new SQL instances that are added to your protected SQL Servers.   The Powershell script will […]

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