A protection agent is software that you install on each of the computers that you want to protect with DPM. The protection agent performs the following functions:

A protection agent is controlled exclusively by the DPM server from which it is installed. You cannot assign an installed protection agent to work with a different DPM server.

Software Components

The protection agent software consists of two components: the protection agent itself and an agent coordinator. The agent coordinator is software that is temporarily installed on a protected computer during installation, update, or uninstallation of a protection agent.

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