I wanted to protect a laptop user who I pretend travels the world. Compared to past methods of using the Veeam Agents to protect it I found things a little more difficult so I am writing it up here for me to remember but also help you. I am doing this with Veeam Backup & … Continue reading Want to protect a roaming laptop user with Veeam?
Hi all, I mentioned, when talking with a customer, about how I had to update my Visio of my home lab with the changes I had done recently. There were groans and I asked why. The amount of work to update Visio diagrams. I said there was very little work as I had a tool … Continue reading Want a Visio of your lab? Veeam ONE can do it for you!
It is important to understand the VAO installation overview to help you be successful with VAO quicker. More info on VAO can be found in the release notes. The docs are here - sorry I cannot make a link right to the VAO docs. You can find versions of supported OS or databases in it … Continue reading Veeam Availability Orchestrator v1.0 Installation Overview
Hi all, I am not an Exchange guy, so I am writing this down in case it works, so that I can do it again one day. If it doesn't work, I wont publish it! I am using this to do CU 11 but I suspect the same process will work with the next CU. … Continue reading Installing Exchange 2016 Cumulative Update 11
Hi all, I am building up a bunch of VMs for some testing and I need to put tags on all of them. I sometimes do that manually when there is one VM but using PowerCLI it is much easier when you have lots of VMs. I have heard that PowerCLI and working with tags … Continue reading Working with PowerCLI and Tags
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