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Protecting Hyper-V with DPM
DPM requires some Windows updates to be applied on your Hyper-V host before
DPM can protect the virtual machines on that host. These Windows updates are:
• For Windows Server 2008 ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948465 )
and ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971394 .
• For Windows Server 2008 R2 ( http://support.microsoft.com/
If you do not have these Windows' updates installed when you go to add protection
to your virtual machines you will receive the following error:
One or more prerequisites for protecting this data source is missing.
Ensure that the following prerequisite software is installed on BUCHSRV1.
Windows Server 2008 with
Knowledge Base article 948465 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/948465)
Knowledge Base article 971394 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971394)
- OR -
Windows Server 2008 R2 with
Knowledge Base article 975354 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/975354)
If you have already installed the required prerequisite, refresh the agent status in
the management tab and try again.
Here are the steps to start protecting your Hyper-V environment:
Go to the DPM Administrator Console.
Click on the Protection tab.