System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 (DPM) provides administrative tools for protecting and recovering file and application data on the computers in your network, including Microsoft® Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server™, and Windows SharePoint Services, as well as virtual servers and workstations. DPM Help provides a comprehensive set of topics that explain basic DPM concepts and how to perform tasks in DPM. Context-sensitive help is available on most screens and dialog boxes in DPM.

Using DPM Help

By choosing Help Topics on the Help menu or by clicking Help on the Action menu, you can open DPM Help, from which you can access a variety of resources to help you with the following tasks.

Software Requirements

Roadmap to Information Resources

Configuring DPM

Working with Protection Groups

Protecting Data

Managing Protection Agents

Recovering Data

Monitoring Alerts

Monitoring Jobs

Using Reports

Managing Disks

Managing Tapes

Setting System Options

Optimizing Performance

Disaster Recovery

DPM Wizards


Viewing Context-Sensitive Help

When you are working in DPM Administrator Console, context-sensitive help is available for the task that you are currently performing:

  • From any dialog box, click Help or press F1.

  • From any task area, press F1.