Veeam Backup & Replication: NAS ‘Backup Proxies are Offline or Outdated’ incorrect error message
Join me as I troubleshoot an error message unrelated to the actual behaviour, and what the surprising root cause was…
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: Storage Snapshots & VMware vSphere Boot from SAN – A Cautionary Tale
Using Veeam’s Storage Snapshot functionality alongside VMware ESXi’s Boot from SAN capabilities can really cause problems. In this blog post I dive into why this can cause issues and the simple fix for them.
Delaying Windows Feature Updates with Group Policy
It’s not necessary to invest in SCCM, Intune, or fancy RMM tools to get control over your Windows Updates. In this blog post I’ll show you how to use group policy to get a grip on your endpoint update policies.
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 Products End of Support Reminder – 2023
It’s that time again to remind everyone that all good things run out of support eventually. The 2023 calendar year has the following products reaching end of support status for the following products.
VMware vSphere & vSAN 8 General Availability Release Date Revised
With VMware’s release of vSphere & vSAN 8.0 imminent, VMware have made an announcement to amend the timeframe to allow themselves more quality assurance time. Read on to see more about the VMware lifecycle and how you can prepare for vSphere & vSAN 8.0.
Breaking the Consolidation / Merge Stalemate – For VMware vSphere & Microsoft Hyper-V
If you have snapshots or checkpoints that won’t consolidate or merge, you have a painful situation, once you notice! If you don’t notice, you’ve got a disaster approaching. Learn how to break the stalemate of stuck snapshots/checkpoints and how to monitor for these in this blog post!
Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a Released
Veeam have today released the long-awaited update to Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 (VB365), v6a. This release has been overshadowed by Microsoft’s controversial changes being made to the Teams backup process, forcing vendors such as Veeam to cease using EWS as a mechanism to backup Teams data, instead insisting on the use of the Teams…
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.