Veeam & SQL Server 2012, The Approaching End of Life & How to Migrate

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 goes end of life in July 2022, but did you know that a lot of Veeam installations are still using this database? In this blog post I’ll provide information on how to deploy a new SQL Server instance and migrate your database, then tidy everything up!

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a – Teams Export API Previewed

Today I want to share a sneak peak at the next release of Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365, v6a. Like traditional minor/interim releases, this release will mainly include bug fixes. However there’s an interesting feature being released that I’ll be sharing some details on. Namely, a transition to the Microsoft Teams Export API.

In The Lab With: Veeam Disaster Recovery Orchestrator – Unable to use ‘Prepare DC for DataLab’

A quick post from myself today, I was configuring a DataLabs test environment and couldn’t find where the ‘Prepare DC for DataLab’ step was. Read on for more information on where it is and what it’s used for.

VeeamON 2022 Countdown – Full Agenda Released!

Today Veeam have released their full upcoming agenda for the premier data protection event of the year: VeeamON 2022. In this blog post I’ll take a quick tour through some of the key sessions you don’t want to miss.

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6: Multiple Backup Applications will be Deprecated

Veeam recently released Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, as part of getting up to speed with the release, I’ve been reviewing the help center documentation. Today I came across an interesting note within the backup applications section, something that was completely missing from the release notes. It said: Using multiple applications may impact the… Continue reading Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6: Multiple Backup Applications will be Deprecated

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 Released!

Today Veeam have launched the new Veeam Backup for Office Microsoft 365 v6! That’s right, it’s had a slight name change to align with Microsoft’s rebrand of Office 365 to Microsoft 365. Excited and want to check it out? Download it here. Veeam have also updated their Helpcenter ready to explain all the new features.… Continue reading Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 Released!

Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!

UPDATE 01/03/2022: Veeam are tracking this issue in KB4281 here. A few days ago, on the Veeam Community Hub, I saw an interesting post, someone was reporting that they were getting a certification validation failure when trying to download the latest update. As this was the first and only post I’d seen on this, my… Continue reading Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!

Backups, Trust, Boundaries, and Cloud Security Considerations in 2022

Cloud adoption continues to increase as organisations are either taking their first steps into the cloud, or progressing their IT strategies, whether it’s a full cloud migration, multi-cloud or delivering a hybrid architecture. A great workload to leverage the cloud has been as a backup repository. By using the cloud, we can meet multiple improvements… Continue reading Backups, Trust, Boundaries, and Cloud Security Considerations in 2022

VeeamON 2022 Website is Live!

Yep, it’s happening! VeeamON 2022 is fast approaching! Let’s get straight down to business: When? 16-19th May 2022 What’s going to be there? All the latest news and insights from Veeam. Whether you want to know about what’s coming in v12, how to protect modern cloud workloads such as AWS/Azure/GCP, Kubernetes or SaaS solutions such as… Continue reading VeeamON 2022 Website is Live!

Key Changes in the New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v3a Release

As the headline suggests, Veeam recently released a “version 3a“ of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure. Whilst there are your usual mixture of security fixes and bugs resolved, it actually brings a new (and welcome) change to the licensing structure around protecting Azure SQL workloads (not to be confused with Azure virtual machines running SQL… Continue reading Key Changes in the New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Azure v3a Release