Category: VMware

May 25

Introducing a New Partner, Vembu Technologies!

Yesterday, Vembu signed on as my second partner!

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Jan 03

Step by Step Guide Veeam B&R 9.5 U1 Upgrade

UPDATE 2017-01-20: Download Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 1 final release: here. ______ Veeam released Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 1 RC, which contains one significant improvement: VMware vSphere 6.5 support! One time your Veeam Backup Server will be updated, you can backup Virtual Machines running on VMware vSphere 6.5. Basically, you can contact Veeam …

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Dec 14

Problem 12GB SAS Adapter driver on ESXi 6.0

This week, I moved the infrastructure of one of my customers in Paris. Basically, we stopped all the equipment to move them in a new building. When I tried to restart the environment composed of Dell R530 servers and Dell Compellent SCv 2020 SAN storage, the VMware ESXi hypervisors didn’t mount the datastores. No error …

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Aug 17

Veeam Backup & Replication 9 Best Practices Guide

The Best Practices guide for Veeam Backup & Replication 9 is now available, it was developped by Veeam architects. This guide is intended for Backup Administrators or Consultants managing Veeam Backup & Replication on a daily basis. Most sections of this guide assume you already have hands on experience with Backup & Replication, and will …

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Aug 09

Patch for VMware ESXi 6.0 (20160804001-standard)!

VMware has released a big patch for ESXi 6.0 a few days ago which addresses many nasty outstanding issues, including the most recent CBT issue with taking quiesced VM snapshots with VMware Tools VSS, as well as a few PSOD conditions. Especially useful for Veeam B&R that leveraging VMware Changed Block Tracking (CBT) data supplied …

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