Hello all, I had an error in my lab recently that was a little odd, and non-intuitive. So I thought it a good one to share. I was doing a test failover of a restore plan - so backups were in use rather than the typical replicas. I saw my VM restored, but than it … Continue reading DataLab “X.Y.Z” not found on server “abc.thewhites.ca”
Hello all, I am very happy to say that what I have been working for a long time - with many other people - has now reached General Availability. It is a big release and we are going to look at things in this article. Release Notes - https://www.veeam.com/veeam_orchestrator_2_0_release_notes_en_rn.pdf Bits - https://www.veeam.com/availability-orchestrator-download.html It is important … Continue reading Veeam Availability Orchestrator v2.0 is now GA
I have seen this happen with Veeam Replication, as well as Zerto. Microsoft patches are downloaded, and some of them need to install at boot so that is scheduled. I have seen when Zerto replicated the VM when the patches were not quite finished being configured to install at boot. That impacted the start of … Continue reading Patches outstanding can slow recovery
Hi all, I have been using Veeam Backup & Replication off and on for a long time. One of the things I have not used often, until lately, was the guest application consistency. I really like it, the way it can do a proper application consistent backup of SQL or Exchange and yet manage the … Continue reading Working with Veeam Application Consistency!
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 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
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. Update: use the info below for tier 3, and tier 4 apps that you have masses of. But for tier 1, … Continue reading Speeding Recovery of multiple tier applications