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Veeam SuperEdit

Problem? If like me,  you’re an admin of a large Veeam infrastructure/estate, then there will come a time where you need to make changes to a setting/settings across the estate. For example, you may want to want to enable Storage Level Corruption Guard on all your VMware backup jobs.  The manual steps for carrying these steps out are as follows:-…

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Veeam v9.5 – Not just about the headline acts

I’m a little late with my Veeam Backup and Replication v9.5 post, as it was released on 16th November 2016, so diving straight in with some of the ‘headline’ acts :- ‘Headline Acts’ Full Integration with Microsoft 2016 data center technologies Support for the new Hyper-V 2016 framework that is not reliant on volume snapshots by software or hardware VSS…

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Dude where’s my Veeam Powershell??

You may or may not be aware but during the installation of the Veeam Backup and Replication Console, by default the Veeam Powershell Snap-on is installed as well? Well there’s a few components installed :   Veeam Backup PowerShell Snap-In Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Active Directory Veeam Explorer for Microsoft Exchange Veeam Explorer for Oracle Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL…

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SCOM+ Veeam MP+ Squared Up = awesome dashboards

In my day to day job I use SCOM, among other tools, as part of our monitoring suite, and let’s be honest SCOM dashboards can be at times :- Basic in metrics being reported on, particularly when it comes to VMware/Hyper-V monitoring. Very slow, sometimes downright unusable. Enhancing SCOM monitoring To address the 1st issue, we have been using Veeam…

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News – Veeam Vanguard

Today I can announce my inclusion in the inaugural Veeam Vanguard program. It is such an incredible, exciting, and totally unexpected  honour to be included into such a small, prestigious group. There are only 31 Vanguards worldwide, 3 in the UK and only 1 in Scotland …ME !! How did this come about ? About 2 months or so, I…

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Veeam Cloud Connect – Customer Proxy

While setting up a Veeam Cloud Connect POC, I came across this little gotcha that might catch some customers out. I successfully setup the Cloud Connect on my Veeam B&R console server by:- Importing a relevant SSL certificate Adding a Backup repository to house my Cloud Repositories Created a new user (for my ‘offsite’ test) On my ‘offsite’ test server,…

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Veeam v8 – ‘hidden gem’ – Preferred networks selection

One of the 150+ additional enhancements of Veeam v8 is Preferred networks selection.:- Enables the selection of preferred networks for multi-homed backup proxy and backup repository servers. This helps to ensure the backup and replication traffic is transferred over dedicated backup networks, without impacting the production network. For those of you looking for this little gem of a feature, you…

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Veeam v8 – It’s not just about the Headline acts.

After months of betas and testing, Veeam recently released their highly anticipated Veeam V8 Availability Suite. Such was the demand for the new product the website struggled at first. One of the 1st documents recommended to read is the ‘What’s New in v8?’ http://www.veeam.com/veeam_backup_8_whats_new_en_wn.pdf , where 150+ additions/changes are well documented. Most people may know about one or two of  the main ‘headline’…

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