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.

VMware vCenter Log4j Patches Available

As of yesterday, VMware released the vCenter Log4j fixes for releases 6.5 and 6.7 of both their vCenter Server Appliance and vCenter Server (for Windows). Combined with the previously released vCenter 7.0 patch, VMware now offer complete protection against the currently disclosed Log4j vulnerabilities within the VMware vCenter product. What version do I need? Depending… Continue reading VMware vCenter Log4j Patches Available

Designing Meaningful Recovery Point Objective (RPO) & Recovery Time Objective (RTO) Policies

Today, I’d like to talk about creating and scoping realistic and enforceable RPOs and RTOs for your Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) policies and Service Level Agreements (SLAs) within your organization. As every organization will have different requirements the focus of this blog post is on general considerations for shaping your policy. Additionally… Continue reading Designing Meaningful Recovery Point Objective (RPO) & Recovery Time Objective (RTO) Policies

Last Call: Veeam v11 Launch Event & Updated Veeam Documentation Now Available

Morning, Just a quick reminder that Veeam v11 is launching TODAY! If you haven’t already, click here to register for the event! Here’s the time the launch event kicks off in some time zones: AWST (Australian Western Standard Time): Midnight (25th Feb) EET (Eastern European Time): 6PM EST (Eastern Standard Time): 11AM GMT (Greenwich Mean… Continue reading Last Call: Veeam v11 Launch Event & Updated Veeam Documentation Now Available

VMware / Veeam SureBackup: Invalid Change Tracker Error Code

Afternoon, Had a very peculiar error message when deploying SureBackup and the internet couldn’t give me any meaningful results! So I thought time to add to the collective world of knowledge with a blog post. Scenario: Onboarding customer for a managed backup solution, configuring SureBackup to ensure all backups are validated prior to sending to… Continue reading VMware / Veeam SureBackup: Invalid Change Tracker Error Code

The Cloud: Dipping instead of Diving

Afternoon, Today I wanted to write about a recent experience I had when I looked at investing further into the cloud and why I wanted to do so. I’ll be explaining how I’m not even spending a two digit sum a month and got a major benefit for my business.