The video of my session on Backing up and Restoring Virtual Domain Controllers for the Dutch Veeam User Group Meetup is now available

On Tuesday March 19th, I presented a 20-minute session on backing up and restoring virtual Domain Controllers as part of the Veeam User Group Netherlands Meetup. My goal was to offer four tips and tricks to get in to a zen state as an Active Directory admin when worrying about backing up and restoring virtual … Continue reading "The video of my session on Backing up and Restoring Virtual Domain Controllers for the Dutch Veeam User Group Meetup is now available"

KnowledgeBase: You may experience 'Failed to get folder properties. Not allowed to access Non IPM folder.' errors in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365

Since the start of this week, several of my Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 installations are reporting an error. I decided to address these errors.   The situation I'm using Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 as a means to create backups of data in Microsoft 365 services (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business) to … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: You may experience 'Failed to get folder properties. Not allowed to access Non IPM folder.' errors in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365"

DTAPR – Is it worthwhile to add a Ransomware Recovery environment?

Serious IT environments don't just have a test environment. They also have development, acceptance and/or production environments. 🤡 For applications, having a development, test, acceptance (on-premises) and/or staging (typically cloud) implementation or instance seems common. For infrastructure, however, it is not. The availability, confidentiality and integrity of many Active Directory environments needlessly suffer because of … Continue reading "DTAPR – Is it worthwhile to add a Ransomware Recovery environment?"

I'm presenting at the Veeam User Group Netherlands meetup

As a recently awarded Veeam Vanguard and Veeam User Group Leader, I'm proud to announce that I will be presenting at Veeam User Group Netherlands' virtual meeting on March 19th, 2024.   About the Veeam User Group Netherlands Maurice Kevenaar, Jos Maliepaard and I run the Veeam User Group (VUG) Netherlands Dutch. Our goal as … Continue reading "I'm presenting at the Veeam User Group Netherlands meetup"

Five Truths in Veeam's 2024 Data Protection Trends Report

Veeam launched its 2024 Data Protection Trends report on January 17th. For this report, Veeam had a third party interview 1200 IT leaders and implementers accross 10 countries throughout EMA, APJ and the Americas in 2024 – each leading the data protection strategies for their enterprise organization. The data was then compared to the data … Continue reading "Five Truths in Veeam's 2024 Data Protection Trends Report"

What's New in Veeam Backup and Replication v12.1 for Identity Admins

The Veeam Data Platofrm 23H2 update was released on Tuesday December 5th, 2023. 11 products received updates, including Veeam Backup & Replication v12.1, Veeam ONE v12.1, Veeam Recovery Orchestrator 7, Veeam Agent for Windows 6.1, Veeam Agent for Linux v6.1, Veeam Agent for Oracle Solaris v4.1, Veeam Agent for IBM AIX v4.1, Veeam Agent for … Continue reading "What's New in Veeam Backup and Replication v12.1 for Identity Admins"

Join me for my Tech Talk at VeeamON 2023 in Miami

I'm excited to announce that I will be hosting one of the Tech Talks at VeeamON in Miami this year.   About VeeamON VeeamON is Veeam's yearly community event tailored for Data Recovery experts. Just like other conferences, it offers technical sessions. However VeeamON also features celebrations, LabWarz, a playground and the community hub to … Continue reading "Join me for my Tech Talk at VeeamON 2023 in Miami"

What's New in Veeam Backup and Replication v12 for Identity Admins

Yesterday, Veeam released version 12 of its Backup and Replication (VBR) product. This version is a huge milestone for the company as it contains no less than 585 new and improved features, when compared to VBR version 11, released on March 23rd, 2021. In these (almost) two years, Veeam has done a lot of work … Continue reading "What's New in Veeam Backup and Replication v12 for Identity Admins"