Microsoft Azure: Retiring… IP Addresses?

This was certainly an unexpected announcement, Microsoft are going to discontinue their Basic IP Address SKU. In this blog post I detail the gained features by moving to the Standard SKU, the ways to find out how to discover which IP addreses after affected within your Azure Tenant, and how to upgrade.

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… Continue reading Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a Released

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.

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.

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… Continue reading Microsoft Exchange Server vNext Delayed – New Details Available

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 18/08/2022: Veeam have an expired certificate impacting auto-updates for older versions of v6, this is fixed from Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 Cumulative Patch P20220718 (6.0.0.400) onwards. As Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6a is now available, I suggest updating to this instead due to important Microsoft Teams data protection changes. See KB4344 for the download link,… Continue reading Certificate Verification Failure when Patching Veeam Backup for Office 365? You’re not alone!