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Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) 2006 fixes are distributed in service packs. Service packs keep a product current. Service packs may also include updates, system administration tools, drivers, and additional components. These are conveniently bundled for easy downloading.
Service packs are cumulative. Each new service pack contains all the fixes that are included in previous service packs, together with any new fixes. You do not have to install a previous service pack before you install the latest service pack.
This article describes how to obtain Data Protection Manager 2006 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and provides a feature summary.
Data Protection Manager 2006 Service Pack 1
Release Date: October 23, 2006
Data Protection Manager 2006 Service Pack 1 (SP1) helps you protect more kinds of file servers. Additionally, this service pack provides an interface to configure a Microsoft Update selection. Also, this service pack includes updates that were previously released as individual hotfixes together with many other software updates.
Data Protection Manager 2006 SP1 feature summary
Data Protection Manager 2006 SP1 includes the following features.
Support for x64-based file servers
You can use DPM 2006 SP1 to help protect x64-based computers. These are computers that are running 64-bit processors that use the extended x86 instruction set.
Support for clustered file servers
In DPM 2006 SP1, you can install the file agent on a server that is a member of a server cluster. Therefore, you can help protect all the shares or the volumes that are currently hosted on the physical node on which the agent is installed.
Support for Single Instance Store (SIS)-enabled servers
DPM 2006 SP1 installs a filter to enable DPM 2006 to protect servers that have SIS-enabled volumes.
Support for Microsoft Update
When you install DPM 2006 SP1, you can opt into the Microsoft Update service. This service from Microsoft delivers required updates from the Microsoft Update Catalog.
For more information about the new features in Data Protection Manager 2006 SP1, visit the following Microsoft Web site: