Network remapping with Veeam Backup & Replication

Hi there, I had some issues recently where a better understanding of network remapping when replicating with Veeam would have been good.  Especially since it can impact your virtual lab work as well as a failover when using Veeam Availability Orchestrator (VAO).  After all, you would not want your VMs to fail-over when they are … Continue reading Network remapping with Veeam Backup & Replication

So, you cannot use tags to protect your VMs?

In Veeam Availability Orchestrator (VAO) you have by default the ability to protect virtual machines by vSphere tags, and it works pretty good. However, I know a customer who is on vSphere 6.0 and tags are not working so they need a new method of selecting VMs to be protected.  It turns out we have … Continue reading So, you cannot use tags to protect your VMs?

Veeam Availability Orchestrator v1.0 is NOW GA!

Hello all, It is pretty darn cool - I have been working on this pretty much since I started at Veeam and today it is GA.  I assume it is available for sale too.  Veeam Availability Orchestrator (VAO) is a DR orchestration tool.  This means you can do a test failover of your apps, confirm … Continue reading Veeam Availability Orchestrator v1.0 is NOW GA!

In-guest Scripting – with variables – in VAO

In this previous article I showed you about in-guest scripting in VAO.  While normal PowerShell scripts work fine, the article showed how you could get more info into the UI and reports.  In this article we are going to look at how we can pull variables into the script and use them. I had some … Continue reading In-guest Scripting – with variables – in VAO