Monthly Archives: November 2014

Newsletter: November 29, 2014

Hello all, I hope everyone has had a good week?  Pretty short for those of you in the US.  I had an empty office to work in Thursday and Friday.  Very productive but lonely and quiet.  Thursday – Thanksgiving, I

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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. 

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File Migration Series – Tool Update

Hello there, This was supposed to be the fun part of the File Migration Series  – meaning the actual file migration.  After the last part of it – which you can find here, I started to test the tool –

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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

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Updating Virtualization Manager to v6.1.1

Hello all, I used a slightly older version of Virtualization Manager (6.10) when I got it going and documented it in my article.  That will not negatively impact you when you are installing at all.  However, it does mean that

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Install and Configure of SolarWind’s Storage Manager

Hello again, it is great to back here again with you so quick.  I have a lot of stuff lined up and I do like sharing it!  Another tool from SolarWinds that I think can help, but one I really

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Newsletter: November 16, 2014

Hello all, I am a little behind on my newsletters – that old excuse of life interrupts is true.  I have been able to do some smaller articles recently so that has been good.  But I have a lot of

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