This alert is generated when a specified node in a specified server cluster does not have a current protection agent installed. If the server cluster fails over to the node that does not have a current protection agent installed, Data Protection Manager (DPM) might be unable to meet your recovery goals for data stored on that server cluster and backups will also fail.


The following is a possible cause for the alert:

  • The administrator has not installed the agent yet.


The error conditions and recommended actions associated with each “No agent on cluster node” alert are provided in the alert details.

Resolved when: A current protection agent is installed on the protected cluster node.

Install or update the protection agent on the specified node. For information, see How to Install a Protection Agent.

For information about how to install and update protection agents in DPM, see the DPM 2007 Deployment Guide (

See Also