Alert – Backup Exec doesn’t follow policy – will actually fill your disks!

Hi all, Just figured this out.  I have been in a hurry lately, and while working with Backup Exec I have had to keep adding disk as I added hosts.  I did change the policy to retain only 1 week.  I am not backing up production data but just protecting my work so no big … Continue reading Alert – Backup Exec doesn’t follow policy – will actually fill your disks!

The file migration tool I suggest you use – SyncBackPro!

Hello all, Before I worked at VMware I was a professional services guy.  I have helped customers migrate to new file servers, new arrays, sometimes even old arrays.  The best tool I ever found was Secure Copy.  It was very fast, and had lots of features.  It is still around, and has even more features … Continue reading The file migration tool I suggest you use – SyncBackPro!

Wow! Thanks Enron! Look what DataGravity can easily find!!

This is amazing.  One of my co-workers suggested I look at this data - the Enron email files - using our DataGravity storage appliance.  So I downloaded and copied it to a CIFS share, extracted it, and now it was on our array. So it took an hour or so to extract, but when it … Continue reading Wow! Thanks Enron! Look what DataGravity can easily find!!

Install and configure of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager

Hello all, This will be an article that helps you get the very nice SolarWind's Virtualization Manger (heretofore informally known as VMan) working in your lab.  Thanks to Aaron for the license and help!  As always this will help you get it working in the best way I know how and I hope to impart … Continue reading Install and configure of SolarWinds Virtualization Manager