For a while now I have had a lot of red when I work with PowerShell. See the error: It turns out I have this issue on a Windows 10 VM, and several Win2K16 VMs. Been very frustrating. Not sure what caused it. The only help when I Google is this article - https://evotec.xyz/update-module-packagemanagementinstall-package-unable-to-find-repository/ - … Continue reading unable to find repository – need a little help please!
Hello all, I had a request to write this up so I am doing it in a bit of hurry. Don't hesitate to say it needs more detail or whatever if you need help. This example is for people working with Veeam Availability Orchestrator. Update: use the info below for tier 3, and tier 4 … Continue reading Speeding Recovery of multiple tier applications using VAO
So you have installed VAO, and have tested your plans and you are ready for a crisis. But you want to know how you can trigger one plan, and have them all go. Right? I can help with that. The overview is you do plans, test them and when happy you chain them. But you … Continue reading Chaining plans in Veeam Availability Orchestrator
Hello all, I want to have Exchange in my lab so I could show off some interesting things that Veeam Availability Orchestrator can do with Exchange as part of a failover or test failover. But my old article on installing Exchange 2013 is likely not good any longer. But in doing the Google thing, I … Continue reading Installing Exchange 2016 in the lab
I recently went to demo something to someone in Veeam ONE and it sort of said no. I had to think about it, and I realized I had changed the service account password for Veeam. It was easy to deal with in Veeam Backup & Replication by reconnecting with vCenter. But ONE is different. Here … Continue reading Veeam ONE Monitor doesn’t answer any longer
The upgrade was super easy in one lab, and easy in another - and not super easy here due to oddness not related to Update 1. I am very happy with the results - I really like using just the HTML5 client. I love having everything in the Content Library. But, I don't work for … Continue reading vSphere 6.7 Update 1 – things I have noticed . . .
This seemed a little awkward to me so I am writing it down so I can get it done quicker next time. Do this with your host off. You need to change to the Virtual Media tab and fill in the blanks. What is important to know, is that you need to start with a … Continue reading How to use an ISO with Supermicro iKVM
I have four of the wonderful Supermicro mini - towers (details here). I really like them. But just recently I have had two incidents of the 10 GB port dropping. This would impact my storage and vMotion networks. The network is an Intel X552/X557-AT 10GBASE-T with a NetGear 10 GB 8 port switch (model 708 … Continue reading 10 GB connection dropping on SYS-5028D-TN4T
You might see this error one day in VAO. I have. It is pretty simple to see this. I had configured my replication on the production site, and I had created the virtual lab on the recovery site. I did that specifically since I had virtual labs on my production site for the SureBackup jobs … Continue reading VAO – Virtual Lab ‘X’ not found on server ‘y’
Hi there, This is something I have had to introduce to a variety of customers. So I figured today I should do a blog about it. This is not about how to install it but about how useful it is. When you are in the vSphere HTML5 client, and you use the Menu you will … Continue reading The Veeam HTML5 plug-in for vSphere Client