Speeding up Backup/Restore Jobs when Using Preferred Networks
When working with Preferred Networks in Veeam, it might be that these preferred networks are only for specific devices and purposes. In such a case you might suffer reduced backup & restore performance after enabling this. If so, this blog post might just help you!
Veeam Supported Products Reaching End of Life in 2023
Times change, and software changes with them, until it’s no longer supported. At any point, a patch to an operating system, a .NET framework update, or anything else really, could end up with the software no longer being backed up properly, or not working at all in production. Without valid support there’s no process to…
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Updating Account Permissions
With Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v4 being released this week and unlocking new functionality, permissions inevitably require adjusting in scope. In this blog post I show you how to update the necessary permissions.
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Repository Backup has Failed
Having recently secured my Azure configuration a little bit too much, too soon, I broke my backups, in this blog post I get to the bottom of this vague error and what it likely means needs reconfiguring…
Configuring PfSense Dynamic DNS with Azure DNS
Does your ISP force you to have a dynamic IP address? Tired of using free Dynamic DNS services that make you revalidate all the time? It’s nice and easy & cheap to use Azure DNS, in this blog post I show you how to integrate Azure DNS with PfSense to keep track of your dynamic…
Securing Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure: Password/Certificate Auth & Other Hardening Tips
Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure is a brilliant product for protecting Microsoft Azure-based workloads, but there are certainly some configuration changes that could help secure the product better. Especially when this is the application protecting your data. Read on to find out how to secure the Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure appliance.
Microsoft Exchange Server vNext Delayed – New Details Available
In 2020, Microsoft announced the vNext editions of their popular SharePoint, Skype for Business, Project, and Exchange Server applications, due for release in the second half of 2021. However, as of the time of publication, only SharePoint and Project Server Subscription Editions are available. The other products have had their delays greeted with a wall…
Denial of Service via… SSL Certificates? CVE-2022-0778
Congratulations if this was on your InfoSec Bingo Card, Denial of Service via maliciously crafted SSL certificates! Read on for full details!
Critical VMware Vulnerability: VMSA-2022-0014
VMware recently released information regarding VMSA-2022-0014, a critical authentication bypass & privilege escalation vulnerability for multiple products. In this blog post, I’ve collated some key information to swiftly identify if you’re impacted, as well as calling out must know information around remediation.
Using an Asustor NAS? Shut it down now!
Hi everyone, Quick one here due to time sensitivity. Deadbolt, the ransomware that has previously been utilised to attack QNAP NAS devices, has been used to attack Asustor NAS devices. Looks like there’s an exploit in the EZ Connect system, so advice is currently to disconnect the NAS from the internet and disable this service…