How are DPM 2012 R2’s SQL 2008 R2 Management Objects supported? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi Folks,

    SQL 2008 R2 is EOL on 7/9/19 and our DB Admin found SQL 2008 R2 Management Objects and SQL 2008 Setup support files installed by DPM 2012 R2 on the SQL 2012 servers that support DPM.

    Are these SQL 2008 components going to be supported because they are part of the supported DPM 2102 R2 installation or is Microsoft going to upgrade them?

    I can’t run unsupported software due to security SLAs.

    Thanks for your help.



    Monday, April 1, 2019 5:34 PM

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  • Hello Ivan,

    The SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) is a set of libraries for managing SQL Server progammatically, it is indeed a part of the DPM 2012 R2 installation.

    As mentioned, this is just a set of libraries, and not part of the SQL Server itself, so there should be nothing to worry about regarding the support.

    I would like to encourage you to at least start planning on upgrading your DPM 2012 R2 environment.

    Best regards,

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    • Proposed as answer by Leon Laude Wednesday, April 3, 2019 5:53 AM
    Monday, April 1, 2019 7:23 PM
  • Hi Leon,

    Thanks for the response. That make sense.




    Tuesday, April 2, 2019 10:52 PM
  • Hi Ivan,

    You're welcome, please don't forget to mark as answer if my previous reply answered your question, this also helps the community to identify the answer!

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    Monday, April 8, 2019 8:19 AM