Understanding DPM 2012 R2 For Backing Up SQL Server

How does DPM handle SQL server incremental backups?
I was expecting to be able to recover the logs back to any given 60 minute interval that i set in the synchronisation settings.
Am I expecting too much?

Heres some screen shots:

So you can see here that I have a SQL server database that has done its initial replication.
30 days of short term protection with a 60 minute synchronisation.
Here you can see that I have the replication create job at 9:12PM, this finished at 9:28PM.
There was a 'Recovery point' scheduled task for 10:00PM which has just disappeared (It's now 10:20PM).
It doesn't throw a warning or appear in the 'completed' section. The recovery point task at 11PM will do the same.
I do notice that these are 'Recovery Point' tasks not 'Synchronisation' tasks.
The only Synchronisation tasks i have are for a different backup of files elsewhere on my system.
Should the SQL job be scheduling jobs here too?
No recovery point gets created. I assume because nothing has changed since no synchronisation has taken place?

Am I heading in the right direction or just plain confused? Help?
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Pallavi GodseSr. Digital Marketing ExecutiveCommented:
Use the

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option when you apply all of the backups except for the last incremental.
trebbettesAuthor Commented:
Well my point is there are not any incremental recovery points. So i can't restore the logs / DB to those intervals.
Synchronisation jobs are from the file system, not form SQL.
SQL backup is different and consists of a full backup + recovery point. Following the transaction backup method, you need to recover a defined state of a db the full backup + the logs until the recovery date / time.

To get a better overview what is saved and what not, you may use the reports in DPM
trebbettesAuthor Commented:
DPM 2012 Does Not support Sql Server 2012
DPM 2012 R2 is required to perform these backups properly.
Recommend using Microsoft Azure Backup (DPM).

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