The Data Protection Manager Client enables you to view summarized information and synchronize your protected files and folders.

To view summarized information and synchronize protected items

  1. Click Start, point to All Programs, click Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2010, and then click DPM Client.

    The Data Protection Manager Client appears in the task tray.

    The Data Protection Manager icon may be hidden by default in Windows 7.
  2. In the Data Protection Manager Client, click the Summary tab.

  3. On the Summary tab, DPM provides information about disk space that is used by the protected items. The first section lists the last time a synchronization was successfully performed and the synchronization schedule.

    If you experience issues with synchronizing your data, click the Details link. The Backup Failure Details dialog box appears, which contains a link that your backup administrator can use to display troubleshooting details.

    To synchronize your files and folders at this time, click Synchronize Now.

  4. To view the company protection policy information set by your backup administrator, on the Summary tab, click the Company Protection Policy link.

  5. The second section displays the latest recovery point on the DPM server, which is the time interval since the last time the recovery point was created.

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