Category: Veeam

Oct 09

Backup your vSphere VCSA!

Here’s the fresh Veeam white paper that explains how to correctly backup and restore VCSA and PSC in various deployment scenarios – both simple and complex. This is a very welcome white paper because Veeam found that the information on the Internet is quite spotty and often simply poor – so thanks to Michael White …

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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 31

Veeam Backup for Office 365 – Invalid Exchange Server version

Since few days, Veeam’s support received this error from some end-users about Veeam Backup for Office 365 (release 1.0.0.912): “Invalid Exchange Server version” during backing up of mailboxes (Veeam Backup for Office 365 – Invalid Exchange Server version). The issue is confirmed, the quick fix is in place…

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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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