Use the Select Group Members page of the Protection Agent Installation Wizard to select the computers you want to protect.

If you are installing a protection agent on a computer with a firewall enabled, or if you are manually installing a protection agent on the target computer using command line options, in the DPM 2007 Deployment Guide, see "Installing Protection Agents" in Configuring DPM 2007 (

If are installing a protection agent and encounter network or permissions related issues due to domain policies, we recommend that you install the protection agent manually. For information about manually installing a protection agent, see "Installing Protection Agents Manually" in Configuring DPM 2007 (

For information about installing a protection agent by using a server image on the computer without specifying the DPM server, in the DPM 2007 Deployment Guide, see "Installing a protection agent using a server image" in Configuring DPM 2007 (

This page contains the elements described in the following table.


Name Description

Computer name

In the Computer name box, select one or more computers (50 maximum) from the Computer name list.

If you know the name of a specific computer on which you want to install the protection agent, type the name of the computer in the Computer name box. DPM queries Active Directory Domain Services for the computer and then adds it to the Computer list. If you do not know the name of the computer, browse the list to find the computer.

Servers across domains are not listed in the Computer name box. To find a computer across a trusted domain, you must type the fully qualified domain name of the computer you want to protect (for example,, where Server1 is the name of the target computer that you want to protect, and is the domain to which the target computer belongs).


Click to add the selected computers to the Selected computers box.


Click to remove the selected computers from the Selected computers box.


Click to install an earlier version of the protection agent that existed before you updated to the most recent version.

This button is enabled only when there is more than one version of a protection agent available for installation on the computers.

After selecting the computers on which you want to install the protection agents, click Next.

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