SCDPM 2012 Beta: How to install

Well the beta is live now. So let’s start installing it. In this particular case I’m installing it on a Hyper-V machine in my test environment. The SQL is on the same machine as this is just a lab environment. Always make sure to run the Setup.exe as administrator. When opened we get the familiar install screen of all the System Center products. Click the “Data Protection Manager”. Accept the license terms and conditions and click OK. After this the DPM installer will install all the necessary prerequisites to get the install going. These are not yet the prerequisites for the DPM itself. When these are finished the familiar DPM install screen appears. Nothing changed here so far. Click next to continue with the Prerequisites check. As said before I’m running this purely as test in my lab so I’m using a Dedicated Instance of SQL Server and install it on my DPM server. Click “Check and install” DPM will install the basic components. Unfortunately there’s a...
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