Category: Storage

Vanguard Summit 2019 – NAS Backup Sneak peek!

Hello! Finally, Veeam Backup and Replication v10 will be able to protect those SMB (CIFS) and NFS shares with a scalable disk-to-disk backup and numerous restore options, including share state rollback following the ransomware attack. Support for file shares and network-attached storage (NAS) backup. This was another huge request from Veeam’s customer base, as it’s …

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Windows Server 2019 – Salvaging ReFS Data from corrupted volumes!

The ReFS filesystem is commonly used for Virtualization, Backup, and Microsoft Exchange because of its resiliency, real-time tier optimization, faster virtual machine operations, and great scalability. But until recently, ReFS didn’t support data deduplication, which was available on NTFS formatted volumes only. Data deduplication can provide significant savings on storage costs by using block-level technology …

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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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New features in Veeam B&R 9 (video)

Hello, Yesterday, I participated in a live webcast in french with Veeam France (live session). The goal was to introduce new main features in Veeam B&R 9. You can watch the video on Youtube below. Link 🙂 Please follow and like us:

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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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