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Veeam


February 24, 2011  1:19 AM

TS-859U-RP+ Turbo NAS



Posted by: Nathan Simon
dual core, enterprise storage, Flash Memory, Intel Atom, LAN Port, NAS, QNAP, TS-859U-RP+, Veeam, vmware

Qnap's Enterprise offering is here, the TS-859U-RP+ I am looking at implementing this as a third party storage unit for Veeam Backups, it should work very well. I am also going to populate the NAS with 8 2TB Enterprise drives for a total of 16 TB Raw! Here are the details. Hardware...

December 15, 2010  3:10 PM

The Expert Guide to VMware Data Protection



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Backup and Replication, e-Book, free download, Veeam, vExpert, VMware Data Protection

Want to know more about VMware Data Protection? Well now you can for FREE!

Virtualization is the most disruptive technology of the decade. Virtualization-enabled data...


December 15, 2010  3:07 PM

Veeam is free for VCP



Posted by: Nathan Simon
NFR, VCP, Veeam, Veeam Backup and Replication 5, vmware

You heard me, Veeam is so proud of being number 1 for VMware Backup solutions that they are giving away NFR licenses to VMware VCPs, amongst other designations.

“We are proud of the deep VMware expertise we’ve built into Veeam Backup & Replication v5,” explained Doug...


September 23, 2010  7:01 PM

Veeam File Level Restore



Posted by: Nathan Simon
best practises, File level restore, file level restore error, Veeam, vmware

What is it? It allows you to restore guest OS files from multiple operating systems, for instance Linux. How do you enable it? download and install VMware Player, after that "Veeam File Level Restore" takes over. There is a couple settings that you can set in Preferences that will save you some...


July 29, 2010  5:01 PM

Veeam and Consolidate Helper- 0



Posted by: Nathan Simon
consolidate helper- 0, snapshot manager, snapshots, Veeam, vmware, vsphere

A lot of people run into issues with Veeam and the cause can sometimes be the Consolidate Helper. Here is an explanation from Veeam.

"it is automatically created by ESX host during snapshot management process. Whether the job fails due to an error, or manually stopped, Veeam Backup...


May 27, 2009  3:38 AM

Veeam Backup and Fast SCP Error



Posted by: Nathan Simon
agentless mode, ESX Server, ESXi, serrvice console agent mode, SOAP Credentials, Veeam, Veeam Backup and Fast SCP, vmdk, vmfs, vmware

You get an error after attempting to backup a vm, which is similar to the following... opening `/vmfs/volumes/48ef3738-77af8bc0-d6aa-0022190bdb5f/vm_name/vm_name.vmdk': Permission denied The issue is that the "Service Console Agent Mode" is being used, and there is a permission problem...


March 3, 2009  3:25 AM

Veeam 3.0 for VMware Infrastructure



Posted by: Nathan Simon
ESX 3.5, ESX backup and restore, ESXi, file level recovery, Microsoft Server 2008, Veeam, VSS

Veeam Backup 3.0 has just recently been released. Below are some of the main features and benefits.

  • Backup and replication combined
  • Support for ESXi and ESXi free
  • File-level recovery...


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