Hi there, Just installing Veeam Backup & Replication (VBR) and using an off-host SQL server. And I got an error: Now, I am not a SQL guy, but I can normally make it work. So from this error I did three things to get things working. There is likely a better way but this worked … Continue reading Veeam install and SQL error
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 there are a number of article about the recent Veeam launch you can find. This … Continue reading How are Veeam backup files written?
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 job, and the host held my vCenter, and my main View server. The server did … Continue reading Server Crash, then Veeam backups fail
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 Virtual Labs as part of your backup regime. I think it is most excellent and … Continue reading Newsletter: August 6, 2016
Hello all, I had chatted a while back with some customers that don't use Virtual Labs. And while I used to have them in my lab I do not right now. So I am bringing them back - so this article is helpful for me, but hopefully for those people that don't use Virtual Labs … Continue reading Veeam Virtual Labs can verify your Backups!
Update - 6/2/17 - so yesterday the Veeam CP was available both in the Marketplace, but also in the Solution Exchange. 5/4/17 - while all this info is good, and still works, Veeam is officially releasing - soon - a content pack. So in the Marketplace and that is a good thing. So that means … Continue reading Veeam Log Insight Content Pack
Hi all, If you saw Luca's post on doing PowerShell remotely (which is pretty darn cool) and you were new to PowerShell like me you may have had an issue. The issue above is from my desktop where I have the Veeam console installed and I was trying to do the remote Veeam PowerShell stuff … Continue reading Using PowerShell with Veeam – remotely!
This all started with a discussion with a person in Dinosaur Provincial Park. A great place to explore and in fact meet fellow IT people. When you protect your Active Directory domain controllers with Veeam it provides some very interesting opportunities. As you might guess you can recover your DC's without issue but that is … Continue reading Restoring Active Directory Objects
Hi all, First thing is Happy Canada Day to everyone. Not quite a birthday but when Canada become more Canada (or Dominion of Canada in those days). As well, on the subject of birthdays, Thursday was the 10th birthday for Veeam which is pretty cool - and they were added to the Gartners Leaders Magic … Continue reading Newsletter: July 1, 2016
I had some time today, and I started on something sort of cool. A couple of articles will come out of it. But here is the first! Many companies I know and or have visited like to get all of the applications that are important to talk to syslog. Syslog is a transport protocol that … Continue reading Veeam events to Syslog – Log Insight