I did the first version of this a while back. But I had a small change - new computer - that has a slightly different footprint so enough changed and so I am going to do this again. Plus, my new laptop uses USB Type - C so that means a bit of difference too! … Continue reading What’s in the bag - v2?
Month: January 2017
Congrats to the 2017 Veeam Vanguards!
Congrats to each of the new and returning Veeam Vanguards. You will be able to see them up here soon. We take very good care of our Vanguards. They get great swag, and a Slack channel to talk with us, and we often give them demo's of new stuff before anyone else sees it, and … Continue reading Congrats to the 2017 Veeam Vanguards!
My vSphere 6.5 Upgrade Checklist - painful
Hello all, Yes, this has taken me a while to get too. And it took me a while to do as well. Now that I work at Veeam, and while I have used Veeam products for many years, now I need to work my lab like a Veeam customer. vSphere 6.5 is a big deal … Continue reading My vSphere 6.5 Upgrade Checklist - painful
Fix an incompatible host
One of my hosts would not upgrade to 6.5. When I looked at the host, and on the Update manager tab, I saw the following. There is a little more info that is not seen on this screenshot. But we see the issue - Tehuti-Networks has a conflict. So we are going to remove it … Continue reading Fix an incompatible host
Newsletter: January 28, 2017
Hello all, I hope everyone had a good week, and are enjoying a very good weekend? I had an interesting week and that is always good, plus at home too so that is ever better. One of the things I did this week was play with the beta Agents for Windows v2 that are out … Continue reading Newsletter: January 28, 2017
Veeam Recovery Media - you need to check it out!
Hi all, I was talking with one of my co-workers - Clint - and we were talking about the Veeam Agent for Windows 2.0 that is in beta right now. BTW, you can find out more about the agents here, and you can also download the beta bits there too. One of the things Clint … Continue reading Veeam Recovery Media - you need to check it out!
Newsletter: January 21, 2017
Hello all, I am very happy to be writing you all again. It has been quite a whirlwind of a few weeks. Sales Kick-off and R&D visits and a lot of travel. I look forward to getting things moving on this blog again. First, with this newsletter, but also with some new articles. I have … Continue reading Newsletter: January 21, 2017
Building out my Nexenta Shared Storage for my home lab
Hi there, While I have a Synology in my home lab - and really like it, I also have a FalconStor array providing the real shared storage for my home lab. The NAS can handle only one or two VMs running on them. This FalconStor array has been a real champ though - it has … Continue reading Building out my Nexenta Shared Storage for my home lab
Upgrading NexentaStor from 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52
You may have seen my Fusion upgrade article and now this one is about upgrading NexentaStor to the current GA. It is worth noting that this is due to my experimenting with Nexenta as a shared storage addition to my lab to support a good number of running virtual machines. I can confirm it is … Continue reading Upgrading NexentaStor from 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11
Upgrading Nexenta Fusion from 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124
Hello there, I am working on Nexenta in my lab, as I need more shared storage suitable to run virtual machines on. As part of that there was an update of the Nexenta Fusion management appliance. Which I quite like working in - a great UI. I understand that potentially in the future Nexenta will … Continue reading Upgrading Nexenta Fusion from 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52