Christopher GLEMOT

Systems Engineer | Technical specialist around Virtualization, Storage & Backup | Veeam Vanguard 2016-17 & VMCE | Founder of ArmoricanCloud.com | Owner of original-network.com

Most commented posts

  1. Step by Step Guide Veeam Agent for Windows — 38 comments
  2. Step by Step Guide Veeam B&R 9.5 Upgrade (v9 to v9.5) — 21 comments
  3. VeeamON New Orleans – Veeam Availability Suite 10 – Some new features announced! — 19 comments
  4. Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 first full availability solution! — 16 comments
  5. Script to disable UAC Server on Windows Server 2016 — 14 comments

Author's posts

Feb 14

Spectre and Meltdown – Revert back to a previous BIOS version (Dell)

Hi, with the microcode included in the BIOS updates released to address Spectre (Variant 2), CVE-2017-5715. Dell is advising that all customers should not deploy the BIOS update for the Spectre (Variant 2) vulnerability at this time. They have removed the impacted BIOS updates from our support pages and are working with Intel on a …

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Feb 05

Veeam Availability Suite – New licensing option (per-VM)

Last week, Veeam has launched a huge product licensing change that some of our customers have been asking for the per Virtual Machine licensing option. As you know, previously Veeam Software has sold their products for virtual infrastructure to end users strictly on per-socket basis. And most customers loved it because they did not need …

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Jan 30

Spectre and Meltdown – Intel identified the root cause…

Hi, just few days ago, Intel had received reports from a few customers of higher system reboots after applying firmware updates (reboot issues we reported Jan. 11). As of January 22, 2018, Intel did not recommend installing patches regarding reboot issues and unpredictable system behavior. Intel seems to have nailed the root cause of intermittent …

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Jan 25

Spectre and Meltdown – Patches are being recalled by VMware & Dell EMC – Veeam’s feedback

Hello, For those of you who have already patched your ESXi hosts with the initial set of patches, please note that those patches are being recalled by VMware, and action is required. VMware has also updated their security advisory “VMware Security Adisories“ late in the week. There are many questions regarding performance impact of the …

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Jan 24

Microsoft ReFS new driver version fixed all issues!

UPDATED (February 26, 2018): ReFS – Microsoft releases cumulative update 4077525! ______________ Hi, the confirmation that beta ReFS driver version 10.0.14393.1934 fixed all issues, including from those with very large volumes. And reported are not just those repository server lockups fixed, but also a significantly improved performance of all backup operations. These were all excellent …

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