You might want to disable a protection agent that protects specific data sources when doing the following:

When you disable a protection agent, DPM displays a message that all protection and recovery jobs for the protected computer will fail until the agent is re-enabled. When you are ready to protect the data sources again, you can enable the protection agent.

To disable a protection agent

  1. In DPM Administrator Console, click Management on the navigation bar.

  2. On the Agents tab, in the display pane, select the name of the computer with the protection agent you want to disable.

    Note
    Hold down the SHIFT key to select multiple computer names.
  3. In the Actions pane, click Disable protection agent.

  4. In the dialog box, click OK to confirm that you want to proceed.

To enable a protection agent

  1. In DPM Administrator Console, click Management on the navigation bar.

  2. On the Agents tab, in the display pane, select the name of the computer with the protection agent you want to enable.

    Note
    Hold down the SHIFT key to select multiple computer names.
  3. In the Actions pane, click Enable protection agent to enable the protection agent.

See Also

Other Resources

What Is a Protection Agent?