Category Archives: Veeam Vanguard

I’m co-presenting a session at Veeam LIVE

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 […]

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Fun with Veeam’s Active Directory Explorer’s LDAP Filter

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 […]

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Veeam Backup and Replication version 10a adds support for the latest technology

Two weeks ago, we saw the release of Veeam Backup and Replication version 10a. Veeam Backup & Replication 10a is the newer build of version 10. This update also includes all fixes from v10 Cumulative Patch 1 and v10 Cumulative Patch 2 for v10, and supersedes those patches. What’s New Veeam Backup and Replication 10a […]

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Veeam Backup for Office 365 v4c build 4.0.1.519 offers support for disabled legacy protocols

Six weeks ago, we looked at how Veeam Backup for Office 365 works in tenants with multi-factor authentication required for admin roles. With Security Defaults being the norm in newly created Azure AD tenants and their respective Office 365 tenants, it’s a good time to look at how Veeam Backup for Office 365 can work […]

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Five things I wish I knew before ‘Next-Next-Finish’ing my Veeam Backup for Office 365 v4 installation

Veeam Backup for Office 365 is an awesome product with a lot of possibilities and features. Just like Active Directory, it is a product that you can typically ‘next, next, finish’-install in about 10 minutes. However, is that the best approach to implementing Veeam Backup for Office 365? Here’s my list of five things I […]

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Configuring Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 with Modern Authentication

With Security Defaults being the norm in newly created Azure AD tenants and their respective Office 365 tenants, it’s a good time to look at how Veeam Backup for Office 365 offers modern authentication since version 3. Setting up modern authentication requires these five steps after you’ve downloaded and installed Veeam Backup for Office 365: […]

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Veeam now provides a stand-alone VBK Extract Utility

When working with Veeam products, you’ll be familiar with the *.vbk extension. Veeam uses this file extension to store back-ups, made with Veeam Backup & Replication (VBR). Based on the popular demand from my fellow Dutch Veeam Vanguard Maurice Kevenaar, Veeam now has published the Extract utility as a separate download on their web-site. This […]

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I’m a 2020 Veeam Vanguard

Today, I received an e-mail from Nikola Pejková from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2020 Veeam Vanguard Program by the Veeam Vanguard team. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous four Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016 and can celebrate my first lustrum as a Veeam Vanguard. I feel […]

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The recording and slides of the Active Directory Best Practices webinar is now available

Last week, I presented two webinars with Veeam’s Andrey Zhelezko, technical product analyst at Veeam Software, on Active Directory Best Practices in terms of administration and disaster recovery. With 1849 and 2217 registered attendees for the European and North American webinar, respectively, these GoToWebinar sessions were solid Active Directory knowledge transfer successes. The recording and […]

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I’m presenting two live Active Directory webinars with Veeam’s Andrey Zhelezko

On March 5th 2020, I’m presenting two webinars with Andrey Zhelezko, technical product analyst at Veeam Software, on Active Directory Best Practices in terms of administration and disaster recovery. Active Directory has been around for two decades. This decade, a secure and resilient Active Directory is needed more than ever. AD has been a part […]

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