If error code 0x8007200a occurs during installing Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Protection Agent and the installation becomes failure then this is a big problem for you. When you received this error you will get this type of error message.
Unable to connect to the Active Directory Domain Services database. Make sure that the DPM server is a member of a domain and that a domain controller is running. Also verify that there is network connectivity between the DPM server and the domain controller
Details: The specified directory service attribute or value does not exist (0x8007200A)
If the target server is in different organizational unit in active directory and the users do not have read access to this organizational unit then this error becomes occurred. In this article you will know about process to solve error code 0x8007200a.
Fix error code 0x8007200a
To fix the error code 0x8007200a you have to change the Authenticated users group. By which the user read permission for the organizational unit. To do this you have to follow these steps.
- First of all open the Active Directory Users and Computers MMC that is available in the domain controller.
- After that right click on the organizational unit that contains target server, after then click on properties.
- In the security tab, add the authenticated users group and give him to read permission.
- Close the all boxes and then try to reinstall Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Protection Agent.
I think the problem that you are facing is overcome by this process and the installing of Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Protection Agent is successful. You can also remove this problem via system restore. I mean restore the system. To restore system go to start menu and then click on all programs then accessories and then system tools and here you can see the option of system restore. Click on system restore and then you will see the window of system restore will be open and then you can choose a restore point or you can also restore system from earlier time or date. And then choose the option what you want and then follow the rest steps from wizard. This process restarts your system and then tries to reinstall Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 Protection Agent.