Category: Veeam B&R 9.5

Sep 12

Ransomware – Protect your Backup Server

In the last word from Gotstev, he has written about ransomware story affecting a Veeam customer. No matter how similar these stories are to one another, someone can learn something new from each one, thus preventing the same disaster from happening to your environment. Especially with stories like this one, which deals with hackers who …

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Sep 05

Failed to process replication – Port 2501

Recently, I had a global replication error for one of my customer with Veeam Backup & Replication v9. We are seeing the following error which is causing replicas to fail: “Failed to process replication task Error: Failed to connect to the port [HYPER-V-HOST-2501]“. Came across this error recently which is thankfully an easy fix but …

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Aug 18

Guide to automate Veeam Agent for Windows

Here’s a guide to automate the installation of your Veeam Agents for Windows (VAW) with PowerShell and Batch scripts. Basically, I used Clint’s guide to automate the deployment of Veeam Agent for Windows. But I did some modifications for an end-user environment because the license and configuration files did not work with his PS script. …

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Aug 16

Veeam B&R 9.5 U2 – Failed to index guest file system

Since Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 2 had been released, Veeam’s support received this error from some end-users: “Failed to Index guest file system. VSSControl: Index Failed” during backing up (Veeam B&R 9.5 U2 – Failed to index guest file system). The issue is confirmed (upgraded from Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 to Update …

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Aug 15

HPE Catalyst technology as Veeam Replication source!

Since Veeam B&R v9, there is a support of HPE StoreOnce Catalyst storage. HPE StoreOnce Catalyst integration improves the time it takes to boot a VM from backup file residing on StoreOnce about two times comparing to Instant VM Recovery from backup files on a StoreOnce NAS Share. This post is about using a Catalyst …

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