I completed, some weeks ago, a Veeam Backup & Replication 9 deployment in which a couple of Dell DR 4100, part of the Dell DR Series Disk Backup and Deduplication Appliances, were used as repository targets. Initialize a Dell DR4x00 appliance is a very straightforward process, for instance using the Dell iDRAC to launch the […]
During the last Veeam backup infrastructure deployment I ran into a strange error executing a SureBackup Job. Basically the job failed to execute the test scripts with the error “Failed to create process with net logon”. The machine was a domain controller so I decided to check services availability (ports 53, 389, and 3268) and […]
In a previous post I introduced StorMagic SvSAN and talked about its main features and components. In this one I’ll take a look at the installation process. Firstly download the latest SvSAN software, currently version 5.3.3461. On the vCenter Server double click setup.exe, in this case I’m missing a prerequisite and the installer will take […]
I’m really proud to announce that I was selected as VMware vExpert 2016, second time for me. Congratulations to all the vExperts, new and returning. Thanks to all at VMware and specially to Mr. Corey Romero for his invaluable work.
StorMagic SvSAN is a software-defined storage solution that turns commodity servers into highly available shared storage. A Virtual Storage Appliance (VSA), that runs on VMware vSphere or Microsoft Hyper-V, is used to manage internal or direct-attached storage providing iSCSI targets. The iSCSI targets are assigned to hypervisor hosts, formatted with a file system and utilized […]
Veeam Endpoint Backup Free is a standalone backup tool for Windows-based desktops and laptops. EDIT: For information about new versions of the product check the following link: https://www.veeam.com/endpoint-backup-free.html The product has obtained rapidly great success because, a part to be free, works very well and has a lot of useful features. Aside the use at […]