Storage networks and vMotion networks should be private and non-routing. But when you do that - lately for me - people think that you cannot use NFS backups with Veeam. But you can in fact. Easy if you know how. So guess what - I will show you how. This is good to know since … Continue reading Veeam and access to private and non-routing networks
Update - 5/25/17 - it has taken me longer than I had hopped but I have figured this out, and in fact an writen a Veeam technical white paper on it. When I am done and things are good - and the paper published - I will 'mark' myself done below. Michael Hi all, This … Continue reading How to backup / restore encrypted VMs in vSphere 6.5
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
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!
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