A quick note on manually creating DPM Catalog for SharePoint backup

… before I forget wanted to put a quick note on how to manually create DPM catalog for SharePoint 2013 item level recovery. After you have created the protection group and created the recovery point, if you want to test item level restore, you need to wait for a day so that DPM can run…


Automating SharePoint 2010 Administration with PowerShell: Automating Central Admin Backup

SharePoint 2010 out-of-the-box doesn’t have the capability of scheduling a backup. Fortunately, we have the mix of PowerShell script and Windows Task Scheduler to do the job. In reality it’s just a single line script: Backup-SPFarm –Directory YourBackupDirectory –BackupMethod Full / Differential So what’s so special about this specific script? It sends you an email…