The Prerequisites Check page of the Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) Setup Wizard shows the progress of the system preparation. The system preparation scans the destination computer to verify that it meets software and hardware requirements.

You can click Cancel at any time to cancel the installation and exit the DPM Setup Wizard.

Progress symbols are as follows:

If the check item failed symbol appears for one or more required or recommended components, Setup displays the following:

For information about the DPM server operating system requirements and the hardware and software requirements for the computers and applications that DPM is going to protect, see DPM Server Operating System Prerequisites (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179190).

When the prerequisite check is complete and all required components are present, Setup displays a confirmation and the Next button becomes available.

For information about troubleshooting your DPM installation, see Troubleshooting DPM Installation Issues (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179217).

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