Veeam Backup and Replication v11a offers new support capabilities

Two weeks ago, we saw the release of Veeam Backup and Replication version 11a. Veeam Backup & Replication 11a is the newer build of version 11. This update includes over 2000 enhancements and fixes based on customer feedback. It also includes fixes from all cumulative patches for the original v11 release. What's New Veeam Backup … Continue reading "Veeam Backup and Replication v11a offers new support capabilities"

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d adds support to install on top of Veeam Backup & Replication 11a

This week, we saw the release of version 5d of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Version 5d with build number 5.0.3.1033 provides support for Veeam Backup and Replication 11a. However, it doesn't offer compatibility with Windows Server 2022.   What's New Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d offers support for installations on top of … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 5d adds support to install on top of Veeam Backup & Replication 11a"

Veeam Backup for Office 365 5c build 5.0.2.42 offers bugfixes

Last week, we saw the release of version 5c  build 5.0.2.42 of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. This version provides bugfixes for admins running Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 5c build 5.0.2.22. What's Fixed There are a lot of issues that have been resolved in version 5c build 5.0.2.42 of Veeam Backup for … Continue reading "Veeam Backup for Office 365 5c build 5.0.2.42 offers bugfixes"

Three ways to guesstimate your Veeam Backup for Office 365 repository size

As organizations embrace the full suite of Office 365 and intend to use Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365, I often get the question on how to properly size the storage for the repository for Office 365 backups. There are, actually, three good ways to make a guesstimate on the required disk space to store … Continue reading "Three ways to guesstimate your Veeam Backup for Office 365 repository size"

KnowledgeBase: You receive a 'Object reference not set to an instance of an object.' error when backing up Teams with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

For years, we’ve been advising organizations using Microsoft 365 services (formerly known as Office 365 services) like Exchange Online to create backups of their data stored in these services and/or to define their exit scenario. Now, organizations using Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 to this purpose are seeing errors with this product… The situation … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: You receive a 'Object reference not set to an instance of an object.' error when backing up Teams with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365"

KnowledgeBase: You receive a ‘The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden. Access denied’ error when performing backups or restores with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

For years, we’ve been advising organizations using Microsoft 365 services (formerly known as Office 365 services) like Exchange Online to create backups of their data stored in these services and/or to define their exit scenario. Now, organizations using Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 to this purpose are seeing errors with this product… The situation … Continue reading "KnowledgeBase: You receive a ‘The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden. Access denied’ error when performing backups or restores with Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365"

KnowledgeBase: VMware Tools Quiescence corrupts Active Directory backups

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"

What Veeam Backup & Replication v11 means for Microsoft-oriented Identity-focused admins

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"

I’m a 2021 Veeam Vanguard

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"

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 version 5b provides compatibility with Veeam Backup & Replication version 11

Late last month, we saw the release of version 5b of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365. Version 5b with build number 5.0.1.179 provides new functionality beyond the functionality provided by version 5a of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 (build number 5.0.0.1070). 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"