Hello there, In my day job I am an Evangelist - actually think Technical Marketing when you hear that - for one Veeam product - Veeam Availability Orchestrator. And I am very excited about that as I think it can really help our customers with Business Continuity. In our big event I have a session … Continue reading Veeam and Business Continuity - things are changing!
Month: August 2016
How are Veeam backup files written?
Hello all, One of my co-workers at Veeam - a field SE - has written a short article that I quite like, and with his permission I have reprinted it here. You can find his blog here and in fact there are a number of article about the recent Veeam launch you can find. This … Continue reading How are Veeam backup files written?
vSphere Web Client doesn’t answer instead 503 errors
Hi there, I was getting vSphere Web Client error when I tried to enabled BASH on my vCenter - so I could get the HTML5 client working. So I decided to restart the VCSA. After the restart, and a delay, I see this error message. The C# client works fine. My backups are working fine … Continue reading vSphere Web Client doesn’t answer instead 503 errors
Newsletter: August 21, 2016
Hi all, It has been quite the week. I brought VSAN into my lab, and spent real money to do it and it was a disaster. You can read about it here, and here. After I was gone for three or four days I find my vC was maybe not working so I restarted it. … Continue reading Newsletter: August 21, 2016
Why it is important to listen to the VSAN HCL!
In the past, during my time at VMware, I ran VSAN in my home lab and in fact used a number of versions and it worked great. So lately when I needed more storage in my home lab, and I wanted quiet storage too, I bought a bunch of HD and SSD. So a fair … Continue reading Why it is important to listen to the VSAN HCL!
Server Crash, then Veeam backups fail
Hi all, This is one of those things that will likely not impact you, but I write it down just in case! I had, late yesterday, a vSphere host die. This was in fact in the middle of a SureBackup job, and the host held my vCenter, and my main View server. The server did … Continue reading Server Crash, then Veeam backups fail
Newsletter: August 6, 2016
Hi all, I hope everyone has had a great week? Mine was pretty good - but we have some in-laws in the house so it made things a little different! I did an interesting article about how you can use Virtual Labs as part of your backup regime. I think it is most excellent and … Continue reading Newsletter: August 6, 2016
Veeam Virtual Labs can verify your Backups!
Hello all, I had chatted a while back with some customers that don't use Virtual Labs. And while I used to have them in my lab I do not right now. So I am bringing them back - so this article is helpful for me, but hopefully for those people that don't use Virtual Labs … Continue reading Veeam Virtual Labs can verify your Backups!
Failed to grant permissions on the following vCenter Server
Hi there, I had uninstalled and removed Support Assistant from my lab, and when bringing it back hit a snag. This occurred when installing 188.8.131.52. During the config I got this odd permissions error. When I investigated, I found the following error in Recent Tasks in vCenter. So this permissions error is more about something … Continue reading Failed to grant permissions on the following vCenter Server