Monthly Archives: August 2016

Veeam and Business Continuity – things are changing!

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

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Posted in Education

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

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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,

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Posted in Home Lab, How To

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

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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

Posted in Home Lab, Issue

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

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Posted in Home Lab, Issue

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

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