Console may crash when you select Add online protection to existing Protection Group after installing Update Rollup 1 for Data Protection Manager 2019

Applies to: System Center 2019 Data Protection Manager


Afterinstalling Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft System Center 2019Data Protection Manager (DPM 2019), you click on add online protection by rightclicking on existing protection group or by selecting option in the top ribbon,the console may crash. 


To resolve this issue, apply thishotfix.

Hotfix Information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However,this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in thisarticle. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problemdescribed in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing.Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend thatyou wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

This hotfix is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Installation Instructions

To install this hotfix, follow thesesteps:

  1. Download this hotfix to a target folder on your computer.
  2. Open the target folder,
    • Select and right-click on DataProtectionManager-KB4547368.exe if you are installing the hotfix on the DPM server
    • Select and right-click on DPMManagementShell-KB4547368.exe if you are installing the hotfix on Remote DPM Console server
  3. Click Run as administrator.
  4. Accept the Microsoft Software License Terms, and then follow the steps in the installation wizard.


To apply this hotfix, you must have Update Rollup 1 for Microsoft System Center 2019Data Protection Manager installed.


This hotfix does not replace any previously released hotfix.


You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.