Can’t see SharePoint databases in DPM.

Problem: When I try to select my SharePoint database in DPM I get the follwoing error:

The SharePoint farm cannot be protected because  DPM did not find any dependent  databases to be protected ( ID:32008 )

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DPM encountered a retryable VSS error

Problem: If you are trying to protect Hyper-V images using Data Protection Manager 2007  you may come accross the following error:

DPM encountered a retryable VSS error. (ID 30112 Details: Unknown error (0x800423f3) (0x800423F3))

Cause: The Hyper-V VSS Writer enters into a Failed State.

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Verify the State by typing "vssadmin list writers" in an administrative command prompt

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