Vembu BDR Suite – BDR Server Windows Installation

The BDR Server is the core component of the Vembu BDR Suite. It can be deployed as: Windows or Linux machine in both virtual or physical environments VMware Virtual Appliance Hyper-V Virtual Appliance In this post I will go through the extremely simple and fast installation process on a Windows machine. Before starting check the Read more about Vembu BDR Suite – BDR Server Windows Installation[…]

Veeam ONE – Automatic Exclusion Rule

I found, after upgrading Veeam One to version 9.5, that a host to be monitored was selected by the automatic exclusion rule. This is the new product behavior to avoid license conflicts, in the previous version there was a specific “Monitored Host” tab where to specify exclusions. In this case, node esx02 was selected instead Read more about Veeam ONE – Automatic Exclusion Rule[…]

Vembu BDR Suite – VMBackup Overview

Vembu is a well known provider of software products and cloud services to small and medium businesses. In this post I want to introduce Vembu VMBackup, a Backup and Disaster Recovery software for vSphere and Hyper-V virtual environments, part of Vembu BDR Suite. Vembu VMBackup is designed to execute backups, replicas, backups verification,  and granular Read more about Vembu BDR Suite – VMBackup Overview[…]

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 Released

Veeam has just released the Update 2 of his main product, Backup & Replication 9.5. Some enhancements to note: Platform support: Cisco HyperFlex Systems (Backup from Storage Snapshots) VMware vSAN 6.6 Veeam Agent for Linux 1.0 Update 1 (including 1-Click FLR) Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows 2.0 (including application-item recovery) Veeam Cloud & Service Provider Read more about Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Update 2 Released[…]

Veeam Updates Released

Veeam released yesterday the update 1 for the following products: Backup & Replication 9.5, KB2222 ONE 9.5, KB2223 Backup for Microsoft Office 365 1.0, KB2224 Update 1 of Backup & Replication finally introduces VMware vSphere 6.5 support: Encrypted VMs support, vSphere 6.5 introduces VMs with encrypted disks. Such VMs can be backed up in hot add Read more about Veeam Updates Released[…]

Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Released

Veeam has finally released, in the last days, the new version of its main product, Backup & Replication. I wrote finally because the high number of new capabilities and enhancements make this release one of the most awaited in the product history. The Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 What’s New document is really impressive and Read more about Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 Released[…]

Veeam Agent for Linux Beta – Overview and Installation

Veeam has recently released the beta version of a new free tool called Veaam Agent for Linux. After the highly appreciated Veeam Endpoint Backup Free, a standalone backup tool for Windows-based desktops and laptops, it’s time for a free backup agent for Linux. A new step towards the protection of physical systems, we will see Read more about Veeam Agent for Linux Beta – Overview and Installation[…]

Veeam Backup & Replication 9 and Dell DR4100

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 Read more about Veeam Backup & Replication 9 and Dell DR4100[…]

Veeam SureBackup Job – Failed to create process with net logon

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 Read more about Veeam SureBackup Job – Failed to create process with net logon[…]

StorMagic SvSAN – Installation

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 Read more about StorMagic SvSAN – Installation[…]

StorMagic SvSAN – Overview

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 Read more about StorMagic SvSAN – Overview[…]