Category: VMware

Mar 01

Error with SAS HBAs and ALUA on SCv 20XX

You tried to create a server on a “Compellent SCv 2000” storage (or an other SAN model) with Dell Enterprise Manager Client version 15.3.1.300. But you encounter this problem: “Error. The selected operating system cannot be used with SAS HBAs. You must select and operating system that supports ALUA.” This message appears when you try …

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Apr 29

Step by Step Guide Veeam B&R 8 Update 2 Installation for vSphere 6!

Yesterday, Veeam released Veeam B&R 8 Update 2, which contains some significant improvements such as Endpoint Backup integration, vSphere 6 support and more. You can find more information about the release here. This article provides a step by step guide for an update from Veeam 8 (version 8.0.0.807, 8.0.0.817, 8.0.0.831, 8.0.0.917 or 8.0.0.2018) to Veeam …

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Mar 12

Video webcast live session – New features in Veeam B&R 8

Hello, Yesterday, I participated in a live webcast in french with Veeam (live session). The goal was to introduce you new features in Veeam B&R 8. You can watch the video on youtube below. Link 🙂

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Feb 08

Problem with LSI 12Gb SAS HBA card unknow with ESXi 5.1 & 5.5 (Dell)

You added a LSI 12Gb SAS card in your server (Dell R20, R630, R730 or others) and the card is unknown by the server? Here there is the solution, you can just follow the post step by step. 😉 The problem come from VMware. Basically, upgrading VMware ESXi firmwares (in 5.1 or 5.5) drops the …

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Nov 06

Guide to setting up a “Failover Plan” in Veeam B&R 8 (replication)

Today Veeam had formalized Veeam Backup and Replication 8. This version contains a new interesting component named “Failover Plan”. This feature allows you to schedule properly a failover from the production site to the backup site (disaster recovery plan). This means you can now plan your entire failover in advance, and initiate it with a …

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