Veeam Backup & Replication v11a supports VMware vSphere 8.0

Hot on the heels of VMware Explore Europe, Veeam announced its support for VMware vSphere 8.0.   About VMware vSphere 8.0 vSphere is VMware’s advanced server virtualization solution, consisting of ESXi (the core virtualization product that is installed on host machines – a type 1 hypervisor) and vCenter Server (the solution to manage multiple ESXi hosts … Continue reading "Veeam Backup & Replication v11a supports VMware vSphere 8.0"

A Critical Vulnerability in Veeam Backup for Google Cloud was automatically addressed (CVE-2022-43549)

Last week, Veeam identified a critical vulnerability in a component of its Backup for Google Cloud solution, that allows attackers to bypass authentication mechanisms and execute arbitrary code. About Veeam Backup for Google Veeam Backup for Google Cloud is a solution offered by Veeam to backup and restore Google Computer Engine instances, their persistent disks, … Continue reading "A Critical Vulnerability in Veeam Backup for Google Cloud was automatically addressed (CVE-2022-43549)"

Explained: Veeam Communities

Like every IT vendor, Veeam has a community that advocates their products and services. Currently, within this Veeam community, there are three roles. I’m a Veeam Vanguard, but there’s also Veeam Legends and Veeam MVPs. All three roles are commonly referred to as the ‘Veeam 100’. So how do you keep them apart?   Veeam … Continue reading "Explained: Veeam Communities"

Pictures of VeeamON Tour Netherlands 2022

Last week, Veeam Benelux organized VeeamON Tour on the Island of Maurik in the Netherlands. Maurice Kevenaar, Jeroen Leijsten and I attended as the leaders of the Dutch Veeam User Group. The day started early and bright. While attendees flocked to the venue from 9:30 onward, we were there to setup the Veeam User Group … Continue reading "Pictures of VeeamON Tour Netherlands 2022"

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 5: Automatic Updates

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features in Veeam Backup for Microsoft … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 5: Automatic Updates"

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 4: Support for multi-geo Microsoft 365 organizations

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features in Veeam Backup for Microsoft … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 4: Support for multi-geo Microsoft 365 organizations"

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 3: Self-service Restore Portal

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features in Veeam Backup for Microsoft … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 3: Self-service Restore Portal"

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 2: Backup Copy to Object Storage

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6 is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features in Veeam Backup for Microsoft … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 2: Backup Copy to Object Storage"

What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 1: Microsoft Authentication Library for Modern Authentication

Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, released on March 9th, 2022, is the successor to Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 v5. As Microsoft changed the name of its productivity cloud services, so did Veeam. But this is not the only change. In this series of blogposts, I’ll look at the new and improved features … Continue reading "What’s New in Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 v6, Part 1: Microsoft Authentication Library for Modern Authentication"

An Important Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability was addressed in the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

Last week, Veeam released a new version of its Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows to address an important vulnerability in the product. About the vulnerability This vulnerability in Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows (CVE-2022-26503) allows for elevation of privileges. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could run arbitrary code with LOCAL SYSTEM privileges. Veeam … Continue reading "An Important Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability was addressed in the Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows"