Fixed: DPM could not enumerate sql server instances using windows management instrumentation

Problem We are using DPM 2012 to backup our SharePoint 2010 farm using the SharePoint connector in DPM (not SQL backups). I ran the configuresharepoint.exe -enablesharepointprotection followed by configuresharepoint.exe -resolveallsqlaliases (we are using SQL aliases) on one of our Web Front End Servers as required. I then verified that the SharePoint VSS Writer service was Started […]

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Data Protection Manager 2012 incompatible with SharePoint 2010 + SQL Server 2005

Problem When you try to back up a SharePoint 2010 farm running SQL Server 2005 with DPM 2012. DPM is unable to backup the farm and consistently reports that the ‘Replica is inconsistent’. Symptoms of the problem: DPM Agent logs on the SharePoint WFE (C:\Program Files\Microsoft Data Protection Manager\DPM\Temp\WssCmdletsWrapperCurr.errlog) 2.810 31 WssSqlAliasHelper.cs(375) NORMAL Getting SPDatabase […]

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