Sometimes, IT issues are not what they seem to be. A strange issue reared its ugly head last week regarding something I hold dearly: Active Directory backups. The situation An organization runs Active Directory Domain Controllers virtually on top of VMware vSphere. The VMware Tools are installed on the virtual machine. The organization creates backups … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: VMware Tools Quiescence corrupts Active Directory backups"
Last week, Veeam released Veeam Backup & Replication version 11. Let’s take a quick look at what’s new and what this means to Microsoft-oriented Identity-focused admins. What’s New In case you missed it, here’s what’s new in Veeam Backup & Replication version 11: Continuous Data Protection (CDP) For Tier-1 VMware vSphere-based workloads, Veeam now offers … Continue reading "What Veeam Backup & Replication v11 means for Microsoft-oriented Identity-focused admins"
Today, I received an e-mail from Nikola Pejková from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2021 Veeam Vanguard Program by the Veeam Vanguard team. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous five Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016. The Veeam Vanguard program provided a different experience in 2020, but it … Continue reading "I’m a 2021 Veeam Vanguard"
Late last month, we saw the release of version 5b of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Version 5b with build number 18.104.22.168 provides new functionality beyond the functionality provided by version 5a of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 (build number 22.214.171.1240). What’s New Here’s what’s new and enhanced in version 5b of Veeam … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 5b provides compatibility with Veeam Backup & Replication version 11"
Earlier this month, we saw the release of Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5. The new version now supports Backup and Restore of Teams and offers Architectural Enhancements. These architectural enhancements are the result of many major under-the-hood changes in this release. Veeam operates a model where they stage releases and where they keep a … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 5a resolves common issues with version 5"
Today, Veeam released Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 126.96.36.1991. This is the Release to Manufacturers (RTM) version of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. What’s New Next to enhanced backup job scheduling, easier collecting and exporting Veeam Explorer log files, the new VMC log and several RESTful API enhancements, here’s what’s … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Office 365 v5 supports Backup and Restore of Teams and offers Architectural Enhancements"
Veeam organized its Veeam Live event on October 20th, 2020. Veeam is defining the future of cloud data solutions and helping today’s businesses securely and reliably protect and easily recover their data. At Veeam Live, they offered data protection management guidance, showed how to up your data protection game and allowed to connect with like-minded … Continue reading "The video of our presentation at Veeam Live is now available"
Microsoft recommends organizations using Office 365 services to create backups of their data in these services outside of the scope of the functionality of replicas and previous versions. Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 offers a great solution to meet this challenge. However, today’s world requires functionality beyond the default functionality; Admins need remote access … Continue reading "Getting Started with the Self-service Web Portal for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365"
Veeam is organizing a global virtual conference on October 20th under title Veeam LIVE. There´s gonna be free registration for all attendees and agenda will be full of LIVE sessions with Veeam top experts and external hosts to provide attendees with real-time experience. The data protection and management scene is shifting constantly. You may be … Continue reading "I’m co-presenting a session at Veeam LIVE"
Being serious about Disaster Recovery means taking into account events like 9/11. Being serious about Active Directory means being serious about Backup and Restore. But… All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. That’s why sometimes you need to have a little fun. For fun times’ sake, let’s look at the LDAP Filter … Continue reading "Fun with Veeam’s Active Directory Explorer’s LDAP Filter"