Vembu BDR Suite – New Features in version 3.9.0

Vembu BDR Suite is a comprehensive universal backup solution designed to manage backup, recovery and disaster recovery needs of modern IT environments. At Vembu are working to release the new version, BDR Suite 9.3.0, that will be availabe later on this month. The following are the new planned features: Tape Backup Support: Vembu extends its Read more about Vembu BDR Suite – New Features in version 3.9.0[…]

Vembu BDR Suite – Creating VMware Backup Job

In the previous posts of this series we have introduced the Vembu BDR Suite and explored the installation process. After that, to manage the product, open the dedicated management web page. In order to backup VMware virtual machines, a vSphere vCenter, or ESXi Host, must be added to the inventory. To start creating the job Read more about Vembu BDR Suite – Creating VMware Backup Job[…]

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[…]