Warning on Hyper-V Backup Copy Job after upgrade to Veeam B&R 9.5 U4

Veeam released a hotfix for Hyper-V Backup jobs failing with an error “Cannot find Hyper-V virtual machine group information on host…” after upgrade to Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4…

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Organizations need Data Protection for Microsoft Office 365

Hi, there is a common misconception that SaaS data in the cloud is inherently safe. Public cloud providers like Microsoft have the responsibility to ensure that their customers’ data is protected against infrastructure-related interruptions, but it is your customers’ responsibility to protect that data from accidental deletions and insider threats and to comply with various regulatory and compliance regulations such as GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). Today, Microsoft does not offer robust tools to accomplish these goals…


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1st aOS Day in Monaco!

Hi, I will be speaking at aOS Monaco this September on Microsoft 365 Data Protection with Jeff Angama. It’s an honor to be an #aOS Speaker. Thank you so much for acknowledging me and I am happy to be a part of aOS Community. Discover modern experiences you can build with Microsoft Azure and Office365 in Monaco at Monaco Digital on Thursday 26, September (register here).

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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 to reduce the number of space files take up on a disk.

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Step by Step Guide Veeam B&R 9.5 U4b Upgrade

Yesterday, Veeam released Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 4b, which contains some significant improvements: VMware vSphere 6.7 U3 support, Dell EMC Unity OE version 4.5 support, Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update and Microsoft Windows Server version 1903 support as guest VM and others… This build is fully supported by Veeam technical support, who is standing by to assist all early adopters. If nothing unexpected pops up (especially around 3rd party platform updates), Veeam B&R Update 4b should hopefully be the last version 9.5 build. The next planned release vehicle is version 10, which goes into the private beta later this month, and is expected to be shipped before the end of this year. You can learn more about Veeam Backup & Replication v10 new features here.

This technical article provides a step by step guide to upgrade Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4a (build or later prior to installing this update) to Veeam B&R 9.5 Update 4b build be version (Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 U4b Upgrade). If you need to upgrade your Veeam Backup Server (v8 or v9) you can follow this article.

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