DPM 2012 R2 – Console “No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it”

Doing same things again and again, does not mean they end up always the same way. At one point you want to monitor DPM 2012 R2 and you probably want to use the Central Console to manage your DPM servers. If you want to achieve this, you need to install the Central Console on the SCOM management server. The full installation instructions you will find here on TechNet. Usually this is not a huge deal and it works right away except this time. After I installed the DPM consoles and tried to open the DPM Administrator Console (remotely)on the SCOM management server, it ended up in a grey window (MMC) and few minutes later an error pop up appeared…


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