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Append String to Veeam Tapes in Media Pool via Powershell

Today I needed to add a couple of tapes in a Media Pool and the customer asked me if I could append a string to the tape name. Having added around ~30 tapes in the pool it would have required a lot of clicking to do it from the Veeam Backup Console.For this reason I…

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VSS Writers and related services

I have been meaning to keep a record of the VSS writers and associated services to restart. I wrote this post mainly for personal reference.

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Altaro – VSS Provider Override

This week I was evaluating¬†Altaro VM-Backup because I read that they had released version 6, which now supports backing up virtual machine running on the VMware hyper visor. Apart from that, I needed to deploy Altaro VM-Backup to a customer of ours for whom we configured a Hyper-V Failover Cluster.For this reason I first tested…

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Veeam Off-Host Backup Proxy with DELL Equallogic

This Post will describe the process required to configure your components for Hyper-V Off-Host Backup with Dell Equallogic and Veeam Backup and Replication.

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Dell PowerVault RD1000 – Not Ejecting Media

This is a brief guide to replace a broken gear on the Dell Powervault RD1000. The faulty gear would prevent from Loading /Ejecting the cartridges from the RDX drive.

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Migrating a Virtual Machine across vCenter Servers with Veeam Quick Migration

Today, on twitter, someone asked the question “What’s the best way to migrate VM’s from 1 vcenter to another?”. In this question it is assumed that both vCenters, and related hosts, have IP connectivity between each other and that there is no storage shared between them. There were a few replies with different suggestions. One…

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