• Fri, Sep 18 2009

    WMUG Virtual event - 21st September 2009 - 7PM BST

    WMUG proudly announces ours very first virtual meeting! Live Webcast - Deploying Windows 7 using MDT 2010 and SCCM 2007 SP2 21st of September 2009 - Arrivals 6:45PM to 7PM - Event starts 7PM BST onwards Here is the agenda: 7pm - 8pm BST - Deploying Windows 7 using MDT 2010 and SCCM 2007 SP2 Join Johan Arwidmark, Microsoft MVP in Setup and Deployment, in this live webcast on Deploying Windows...
    • Mon, Sep 14 2009

    Backup to tape failed – Error 30003 & Firestreamer

    The error in the picture below seems to be popping up more and more with people that are using an evaluation copy of Firestreamer.  The evaluation copy of this software is only valid for 30 days and after this time it will go into a read-only mode which will cause tape protection to fail and the error to be generated. You can confirm that the error is due to an expired Firestreamer license within Firestreamer itself...
    • Wed, Sep 2 2009

    Automating DPM Recovery

    Check out this great post by Rick Estrada on how to automate the backup and restore of a SQL database. http://the-network-guy.blogspot.com/2009/01/automating-dpm-recovery.html And, if you have OpsMgr R2 in your environment you could use this to automate the script instead of individual scheduled tasks. :-) David ... Click here to play
    • Wed, Sep 2 2009

    More OpsMgr X-Plat Notes

    I’ve been once again deploying OpsMgr R2 agents onto Red Hat 5.1 servers and have found a prerequisite issue that some of you may experience.  Within Appendix A of the Operations Manager 2007 R2 Operations Administrator’s Guide there is a listing of all package dependencies for supported UNIX and Linux platforms, however, this listing is not everything you need just what is most commonly needed.  An example...
    • Wed, Sep 2 2009

    SQL Recovery Point Script for DPM 2007

    # ============================================================================================== # # Microsoft PowerShell Source File -- Created with SAPIEN Technologies PrimalScript 2009 # # NAME: Data Protection Manager 2007 - SQL Recovery Point Script # # COMMENT: This Script will Restore the latest recovery point for all SQL databases #          within specified protection...