The Real (and Virtual) Adventures of Nathan the IT Guy:

Veeam Backup


February 10, 2011  8:08 PM

Exchange 2003 Troubleshooting Tips

Posted by: Nathan Simon
75GB, Backup Exec, database limit, DCDIAG, exchange database won't mount, Exchange Server 2003, netlogon service, Recipient Update Services error, Veeam Backup, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server Backup

Here are the First two things to check. 1.) Space Available; is there any space left where the Exchange Databases are? If not free up some space! 2.) Has the database hit its Limit? For Exchange 2003 its 75GB (with the registry modification) If it’s neither of these you have to start...

August 30, 2010  4:11 AM

VMware Snapshot Issue : Unable to Access File… Locked

Posted by: Nathan Simon
ESX 4, Remove all snapshots, snapshot, Unable to Access file since it is locked, Veeam Backup, Veeam backup failure, Veeam replication failure, vmware, VMware Snapshot Issue, vsphere

I had a server that stopped a backing up via Veeam, VMware said it had a snapshot(Remove all snapshots <Servername> Unable to Access file <unspecified filename> since it is locked.), but I didnt see any in Snapshot manager. What I had to do to reveal the snapshot was to create a new...

July 29, 2010  5:08 AM

Veeam Restore Issue and Resolution

Posted by: Nathan Simon
cannot restore vm, ESX, firewall error, restore vm, Veeam Backup, vmware

When you go to restore a VM using Veeam Backup 4.x.x you may get the following error. Failed to validate command "OpenPortIn for firewall port xxxx" The resolution is simple and as follows. Under the ESX Host properties you are trying to restore to, enable "Elevate to...


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