Jan 05

Veeam B&R – Certificate expiration date

Hi,

Last month, one major Veeam Backup & Replication bug was discovered about self-signed certificate. The following error message appears when starting Veeam Backup and Replication (Veeam B&R) console: “Failed to check certification expiration date“. This bug is very annoying because it will impact everyone who’s using the default self-signed certificates, which is, unfortunately, the majority. As a reminder, Veeam uses those certificates to implement secure communication between backup infrastructure components, as well as with managed backup agents. And while the editor provides the ability to select or import your own certificate, most don’t worry about this and just keep the default certificate that is automatically generated when you install Veeam Backup & Replication. This certificate is set to expire in 1 year from its creation date, and due to some bugs, you will see artifacts of its expiration one year after your Update 3 installation date. Which means this will hit many of you in the next few weeks…

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Jan 04

Why you should protect your Data in the right way?

Hello,

I have written an article about Data Protection in French for “SMART DSI” magazine (Edition 2018, September). This is a French IT magazine intended for IT Manager and Business Manager. The topic is “Data Protection – Think Differently”. Basically, the article is written in French. As you know Data is the engine of Digital Transformation. It is the lifeblood of applications, the currency of business, the beating heart of digital life. Enjoy it!

SMART DSI

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Jan 03

[VIDEO] Veeam B&R 9.5 U4 & Backup for Office365!

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Few weeks ago, I participated in a live webinar in French as official Speaker with Jeff Angama (Office365 Consultant) between Veeam Software and Monaco Informatique Service – Avangarde in order to present new Veeam Availability Suite v9.5 Update 4 and Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365! Click now for this on-demand webinar and discover in a Live Demo new Security features especcialy “Secure Restore” and “Staged Restore“: YouTube link. In the upcoming Veeam Availability Suite v9.5 Update 4 release (Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5 U4 and Veeam One 9.5 U4), Veeam announced some new features. Note: Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4 should be available in January 2019.

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Jan 02

Top 3 Most Viewed Posts in 2018

Hello,

Many thanks for your visit in 2018, I wish you all the best for the New Year 2019! Hope you have the energy and the element of good fortune we will all need to ensure a successful to the new year and a prosperous future beyond that. I hope you all are having great holidays. I would also like to thank Veeam Software (in particular Alexandra) which is the first supporter that sponsors this blog. Special thanks to “LeMagIT.fr” magazine, they published one interview in French about Veeam Availability Suite v9.5 Update 4, then thanks to Veeam France (in particular Alexis) and Monaco Informatique Service – Avangarde, we organized 3 webinars and 2 events (#SecureITDay)! Many events will be coming in 2019… 😉 Finally, special thanks to “SMART DSI” magazine, we published one article in French about Data Protection.

2018 also saw clear confirmation of 2017 trend with the same number of visitors.

 

Since 2014, the blog grew up! Basically, I have some wishes for 2019 but one of them is ALWAYS to run my first marathon! So, I hope everything will be alright and now my life cycle is training, work, warm up, training, hard work etc. 🙂

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Oct 19

[FIX] Object reference not set to an instance of an object…

Hi! As you know, after updating VMware vCenter to 6.7 Update 1, processing of all VMs fails with “Object reference not set to an instance of an object“. The issue is triggered by an update to the vSphere API version in vCenter 6.7 U1. It appeared to be a small API change which had an unexpectedly big impact on Veeam B&R. Here’s the post to introduce the workaround, waiting Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4…

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