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 had to head out for lunch and it was tough to find. Chipotle, MacDonalds, Five Guys, … Continue reading Newsletter: November 29, 2014
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!
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 - Robocopy more, and I was not happy. While it worked, it had issues and I … Continue reading File Migration Series – Tool Update
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!
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 we now have an update article for Virtualization Manager or VMan as it is known … Continue reading Updating Virtualization Manager to v6.1.1
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 don't know much about yet, is Storage Manager. So we are going to learn today! … Continue reading Install and Configure of SolarWind’s Storage Manager
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 stuff to share today and as always I hope everyone finds something of interest. And … Continue reading Newsletter: November 16, 2014